> Skip to content
About the book
  • Published: 6 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473522145
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304
Categories:

Another Mother's Son




An unsettling, brilliant novel of family life from Orange-Prize-longlisted Janet Davey

‘We’re lucky to have such an intelligent chronicler of our present' Tessa Hadley on Janet Davey

Lorna Parry lives with her three sons, each one lurching into adulthood. Lorna struggles in the claustrophobic loneliness of her home; she’s still angry at her ex-husband, uncomfortable around her father’s new girlfriend and finds it difficult to talk to her sons. Life seems precariously balanced. Then a shocking event occurs at the boys’ school and her world threatens to implode.

  • Pub date: 6 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473522145
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

About the Author

Janet Davey

Janet Davey was born in 1953. She is the author of English Correspondence, which was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, First Aid, The Taxi Queue and By Battersea Bridge.

Also by Janet Davey

See all

Praise for Another Mother's Son

“Funny, shrewd and desolating- a novel that makes you look and think twice”

Kate Kellaway, Observer Books of the Year

“Ambitious, clever... By the end of this book you feel profoundly disturbed and enlightened”

Evening Standard

“Quietly menacing”

Mail on Sunday

“We’re lucky to have such an intelligent chronicler of our present”

Tessa Hadley

“A well-written, very well-observed and quietly effective portrayal of the tribulations of middle age”

Harry Ritchie, Daily Mail


Related titles