The Cotoneaster Factor
Who is Keziah?
She herself hardly seems to know anymore. After long blank years in the company of drink-sodden Paul, her personality has been all but blotted out. Then a crisis forces her to confront the world again.
Toying with memories of a bucolic adolescence, teasing out the strands of her dislocated sexuality, stretching painfully into a future where even dull landmarks seem strange and absurd, Keziah works her way towards an act of self-affirmation which assumes the dimensions of a triumph.