An unsettling, brilliant novel of family life from Orange-Prize-longlisted Janet Davey
Not since Penelope Fitzgerald's pen was stilled has there been so transcendent and workmanlike a novelist in English.' Candida McWilliam
Third novel from the remarkable novelist whose first book, published when she was nearly fifty, was a critical triumph. She has been compared to Jean Rhys.
‘A brilliantly observed study of fragile family relationships and the minutiae of everyday life. A masterpiece' Daily Mail.
The first novel from the hugely acclaimed Janet Davey was longlisted for the Orange prize and widely praised – ‘a superb piece of writing’ (Joanne Harris) and ‘an engrossing novel’ Observer