A Quiet Adjustment
A Quiet Adjustment by Benjamin Markovits is a heart-rending novel of the infamous literary ménage à trois between Byron, his wife – and his sister.
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Nineteen-year old Annabella Milbanke, visiting London for the swirl of parties and engagements of the season, is introduced to Byron at a waltz. He has just published Childe Harold, and is surrounded by a crowd of admirers, one of whom is his half-sister Augusta Leigh. Annabella and Byron fall in love, but Augusta’s unwelcome presence in their relationship becomes increasingly unbearable. Caught up in a potentially scandalous love triangle, Annabella must decide whether following her heart is the most dangerous thing she has ever done…
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