When Belinda Portman, a sheltered young woman, is sent to live with the worldly and charming Lady Delacour, their blossoming friendship is quickly tested by the lady’s paranoia and jealously. And when Belinda departs to live with the Percival family, the rift between the two women seems irreparable.
But when Lady Delacour, believing herself terminally ill, calls for Belinda’s companionship, the young woman sets her own feelings aside and returns to reconcile with her former friend.
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