About this book
A typically touching, insightful and entertaining novel from the author of "The Promise Of Happiness", about a family coming to terms with loss, each in their own way. It was read by Bill Nighy as a Radio 4 "Book At Bedtime", and was eagerly reviewed by the critics. 'Cartwright's books are literary icebergs with more concealed than shown, which keep on working long after the turn of the final page' "Daily Mail"
David Cross is surrounded by secrets. When his wife Nancy was alive he kept secrets from her and now that she is dead, he must hide his new happiness from his children, Lucy and Ed. But they too have their troubles: Ed's marriage is in trouble, Lucy is being stalked by her ex-boyfriend, and both worry that their father will find a new partner.