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Publisher's Summary

Three sisters and a brother meet up in their grandparents' old house for three long, hot summer weeks. The house is full of memories of their childhood and their past, but now they may have to sell it. And under the idyllic surface, there are tensions. Secrets are uncovered, and passions erupt as a way of life - bourgeois, literate, ritualised - winds down to its inevitable end.

©2015 Tessa Hadley (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"Hadley is a writer of exceptional intelligence and skill and, for all the apparent conventionality of her vision, hers is a subtly subversive talent." (Observer)

"There is something reassuring yet deliciously unexpected about a Tessa Hadley novel." (Daily Telegraph)

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    Charlotte Daly 30/08/2016
    Charlotte Daly 30/08/2016
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    This is by far the worst book I have ever read/listened to. I lived in the hope something would happen, but the story is just utterly pointless

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