Lexie Sinclair is plotting an extraordinary life for herself.
Hedged in by her parents' genteel country life, she plans her escape to London.
There, she takes up with Innes Kent, a magazine editor who wears duck-egg blue
ties and introduces her to the thrilling, underground world of bohemian,
post-war Soho. She learns to be a reporter, to know art and artists, to embrace
her life fully and with a deep love at the center of it. She creates many
lives--all of them unconventional. And when she finds herself pregnant, she
doesn't hesitate to have the baby on her own terms.
Later, in present-day London, a