The lie of the land - 'A very good read indeed' Matt Haig (ebok) av Amanda Craig
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'A very good read indeed' MATT HAIG 'Terrific, page-turning, slyly funny' INDIA KNIGHT 'As satisfying a novel as I have read in years' SARAH PERRY 'One of the most brilliant and entertaining novelists' ALISON LURIE Quentin and Lottie Bredin, like many modern couples, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London; instead, they must downsize and move their three children to a house in a remote part of Devon. Arrogant and adulter…

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Undertittel 'A very good read indeed' Matt Haig
Forfattere Amanda Craig (forfatter)
Utgitt 15 juni 2017
Sjanger Skjønnlitteratur, Romaner
Språk English
Format epub
DRM-beskyttelse LCP
ISBN 9781408709313
'A very good read indeed' MATT HAIG 'Terrific, page-turning, slyly funny' INDIA KNIGHT 'As satisfying a novel as I have read in years' SARAH PERRY 'One of the most brilliant and entertaining novelists' ALISON LURIE Quentin and Lottie Bredin, like many modern couples, can't afford to divorce. Having lost their jobs in the recession, they can't afford to go on living in London; instead, they must downsize and move their three children to a house in a remote part of Devon. Arrogant and adulterous, Quentin can't understand why Lottie is so angry; devastated and humiliated, Lottie feels herself to have been intolerably wounded. Mud, mice and quarrels are one thing - but why is their rent so low? What is the mystery surrounding their unappealing new home? The beauty of the landscape is ravishing, yet it conceals a dark side involving poverty, revenge, abuse and violence which will rise up to threaten them. Sally Verity, happily married but unhappily childless knows a different side to country life, as both a Health Visitor and a sheep farmer's wife; and when Lottie's innocent teenage son Xan gets a zero-hours contract at a local pie factory, he sees yet another. At the end of their year, the lives of all will be changed for ever. A suspenseful black comedy, this is a rich, compassionate and enthralling novel in its depiction of the English countryside, and the potentially lethal interplay between money and marriage. A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE GUARDIAN, OBSERVER, TELEGRAPH, NEW STATESMAN, EVENING STANDARD, SUNDAY TIMES AND IRISH TIMES