This gripping teenage story charts the roller coaster emotions of a young girl falling in love. When the Second World War ends, Evie’s dad returns home and a whole new life opens up for her. At last she can shake off being treated as a child by her mother. But Evie’s first foray into love is based on a misreading of the adults around her. How she works her way through the deceit and discovers the truth which leads to the lie of the title is a moving and beautifully observed journey of painful discoveries.
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