About this book
Paperback edition of the novel following a young girl's journey to maturity, set in Tuscany. From the author of the acclaimed "Hideous Kinky", which was made into a successful film, and "The Sea House", which sold over 80,000 copies. Previous novel "Peerless Flats" is also reissued this month. 'Her most subtle and most affecting book yet' "Independent On Sunday"
On a holiday with her father, Lara meets the Willoughby family, rife with illicit alliances and vendettas. The more embroiled Lara becomes with them, and with the beautiful Kip, the more consumed she is with doubt, curiosity and dread. And so begins her journey into self discovery and across the fine line between childhood and what lies beyond.