About this book
A new novel from the author of "The London Train" and "Married Love", which tells the story of woman's life from childhood to middle age. Stella is the daughter of a single mother in a Bristol bedsit in the 1960s, and grows up to be the mother of 2 sons. 'There is something reassuring yet deliciously unexpected about a Tessa Hadley novel.' Helen Brown, "Daily Telegraph"
Follows the story of Stella, from her childhood as the daughter of a single mother in a Bristol bedsit in the 1960s into the mysterious shallows of her middle age. This title includes violent deaths, an abrupt end to Stella's schooldays, two sons by different fathers who aren't around to see the boys grow up.