George Harvey Bone has an obsession with the pretty small-time actress Netta. He also drinks heavily and suffers from dark moods, where he enters a trance-like state and can't remember what has happened. Throw Netta's often-cruel treatment of him into the mix, and drama beckons.
Patrick Hamilton's best-known novel, which is thought to have autobiographical aspects, is an in turn shocking and touching tale of unrequited love and just desserts. Lonely George is driven to the brink by a combination of drink, psychological disorder, and obsession, although a listener cannot help but feel sympathy for him. Download and start listening now!