Through her characters, Brookfield skillfully illuminates the relationship9s, dilemmas and compromises that define so many lives (Sunday Express
Few contemporary British novelists writing today explore the messy tangles of close human relationships with quite such warm perceptiveness as Brookfield (Daily Mirror
What is refreshing here is the author's conspicuous sanity and her sharp line in defence of reason... It could be sentimental, but it isn't (Guardian
About the Author
Amanda Brookfield was born in 1960 and educated at Oxford University. She began her career working in advertising and then as a freelance journalist in Argentina. Her twelve previous novels include Marriage Games, Relative Love
and The Simple Rules of Love
. She is married with two sons and lives in London.