Philip Larkin's second novel was first published in 1947. This story of Katherine Lind and Robin Fennel, of winter and summer, of war and peace, of exile and holidays, is memorable for its compassionate precision and for the uncommon and unmistakable distinction of its writing.
'A Girl in Winter is a beautifully constructed, funny and profoundly sad book.' Andrew Motion
'One of the finest and most sustained prose poems in the language.' John Bayley