Winston Graham's Angell, Pearl and Little God follows three people's mutual desire and suspicion.Was it Pearl Friedel's fault she was beautiful? If she had been plain, William Angell, the self-indulgent solicitor and lover of beautiful things, would never have given her the chance to escape the tedium of everyday life. It was a very satisfactory arrangement - until Little God stepped in. An ambitious boxer with a vicious reputation, he wanted Pearl for himself, no matter what the cost . . .