About this book
Debut novel from a prize winning short story writer, the hardback receiving excellent reviews. A family is observed over the years by one of its members, moving in stark contrast from life in the trenches during the First World War, to the Coronation Year celebrations. "Frank, funny and sad" "Sunday Express".
Ruby Lennox was conceived grudgingly by Bunty and born while her father, George, was in the Dog and Hare in Doncaster telling a woman in an emerald dress and a D-cup that he wasn't married. Bunty had never wanted to marry George, but here she was, stuck in a flat above the pet shop in an ancient street beneath York Minster.