History of a Pleasure Seeker
- Publish Date: 2012-11-13
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Richard Mason
Piet Barol has an instinctive appreciation for pleasure and a gift for finding it. When his mother dies, Piet applies for a job as tutor to the troubled son of Europe's leading hoteliera child who refuses to leave his familys mansion on one of Amsterdams grandest canals. As Piet enters this glittering world, he learns its secrets and finds his life transformed.
A brilliantly written portrait of the senses, History of a Pleasure Seeker is an opulent, romantic coming-of-age drama set at the height of Europes Belle poque, written with a lightness of touch that is wholly modern and original.