About this book
The new novel, now in paperback, from the "Notes On A Scandal" Booker shortlisted author. Comic, tragic and entertaining, it tells the story of Audrey who, upon the discovery of a secret, begins to question her 40-year marriage and her commitment to her gravely ill husband. Meanwhile, her adopted son is back on drugs and her daughters are facing troubles of their own. 'One of the outstanding novels of the year...funny and elegant' Peter Lemp, "Sunday Times"
When Audrey makes a devastating discovery about her husband, New York radial lawyer Joel Litvinoff, she is forced to re-examine everything she thought she knew about their forty-year marriage. Joel's children will soon have to come to terms with this unsettling secret themselves, but for meantime, they are trying tot cope with their own dilemmas.