This novel was such a joy to read! It's at once gripping and tender. The author gives us an insider's view of the emotional life of someone who has gone through therapy and is still processing and healing from the wounds of difficult past events in a way that is both insightful and gentle. The characters are all beautifully drawn. The inner life of the main character is brilliantly described. It is clear that the author has a deep insight into her subject matter. Thoroughly absorbing. Thoroughly recommend.