In a dreary North London flat, the site of perpetual psychological warfare, a philosophy professor visits his family after a nine-year absence, and introduces the four men, father, uncle, and two brothers, to his wife.
A self-made millionaire of humble origins acquires a new secretary just before he is due to marry a woman of aristocratic lineage. He also starts to suffer mysterious problems with his eyesight and slowly becomes delusional.
Film screenwriter Jake Armitage and his wife Jo Armitage live in London with six of Jo's eight children, with the two eldest boys at boarding school. The children are spread over Jo's three... See full summary »