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Retired teacher Lewis Sullivan always imagined living by the sea. He lives instead in the Midlands village in which he was born. His grown-up daughter visits every day, bringing soup. He does not want soup. He frequents his second-favourite pub, where he can get half a shandy and a speciality sausage. When a childhood friend appears on the scene, Lewis finds his life and comfortable routine shaken up.

©2014 Alison Moore (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

"A haunting and accomplished novel." (Independent)
"Moore’s writing has a superb sense of the weight of memory." (The Times)

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