Adultery without the sex. A beautiful description of how a platonic friendship develops erotic undertones and threatens two marriages. There's not a lot of action and I felt irritated at times by both Sadie and her lover, but the quality of the writing kept me turning the page.
I had enjoyed the time spent with him on that train, last week, even though the conversation was far from fun and the journey was hell. What I had enjoyed was his company. Time spent with friends these days, for me, is an anticipation of a return to my natural state of solitude.