By Tessa Hadley

"Hadleyis a beautiful, subtly teasing writer." —New York instances publication Review

Long-listed forthe Orange Prize

Twolives, stretched among towns, converge in an opportunity assembly withimmediate and far-reaching effects during this compelling, refined talefrom acclaimed New Yorker author Tessa Hadley, writer of Accidents inthe Home and The grasp Bedroom. As father struggles to reestablisha dating together with his estranged daughter in London, surrendering himself toan underground lifetime of unlawful squats and counterculture friendships, a wifedecides she needs to flee her suffocating marriage to come back to Wales, the place inCardiff she may possibly rediscover the passions that when fueled her lifestyles. Embracingchange and dealing with loss, in a narrative evocative of Alice Munro’s Runaway andJulia Glass’ I See You Everywhere, Hadley’s robust charactersilluminate the furthest reaches of affection, desire, and determination.

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