01 Jan 1934
A chorus girl of eighteen in a fit-up touring company, Anna Morgan sees England as a succession of identical cold hard towns, greyly contrasting with the flaming colours of her West Indian childhood.
A brief liaison with a kindly but unimaginative man leads Anna to abandon the theatre and drift into the demi-monde of 1914 London: red-plush dinners in private rooms ‘up West’; ragtime, champagne and whisky back at the flat; these, and a discreet tinkle of sovereigns in the small hours pave the way to disaster …
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