** 'A fascinating and poignant Chinese box of a novel, in which places and times hold each other's secrets, nothing stays still, and even the most important moments appear transitory. Linda Grant uncovers the tragedy inherent in chronology itself, and thus demonstrates, as only a novelist can, the treacherous falsity of dreams and ideology. This is a work of great tenderness and regret (Howard Jacobson, author of the Man Booker winner THE FINKLER QUESTION
* The exquisitely crafted new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of THE CLOTHES ON THEIR BACKS - the thoughtful and engaging story of a London family from the late sixties to the present
About the Author
Linda Grant is a novelist and journalist. She won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2000 and the Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage in 2006, and was shortlisted for the Man Booker in 2008 for THE CLOTHES ON THEIR BACKS.