An industrialist invites his colleagues and their wives to relax on his private island so they can exploit the monetary value of one of the guests’ revolutionary resin formula, but a killer within the group disrupts the proceedings.
Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid. When he disappears, she believes him dead: she leaves her bed and takes over his business, traveling to see clients. She discovers her husband’s passions, his political writing, mistresses, and his indifference to the peasants on her family’s land. She improves their lot, begins an affair with a young foreign doctor, and publishes her husband’s writings. All this time, […]