Learning To Swim (Paperback)Clare Chambers (author)
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From the highly-acclaimed author of SMALL PLEASURES - longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021
Abigail Jex never expected to see any of the Radley household again.
The Radleys were extraordinary, captivating creatures transplanted from a bohemian corner of North London to outer suburbia, and the young Abigail found herself drawn into their magic circle: the eccentric Frances, her new best friend; Frances' mother, the liberated, headstrong Lexi; and of course the brilliant, beautiful Rad.
Abigail thought she'd banished the ghost of her life with them and the catastrophe that ended it, but thirteen years later a chance encounter forces her to acknowledge that the spell is far from broken...
Praise for Clare Chambers:
'Smart, astute, and very funny' Daily Mail
'This delicious novel is a joy from beginning to end' Lisa Jewell
'Gorgeous... If you're looking for something escapist and bittersweet, I could not recommend more' Pandora Sykes on SMALL PLEASURES
'Chambers' eye for undemonstrative details achieves a Larkin-esque lucidity' Guardian
'An intelligent and escapist read - well written, and very funny' Daily Express
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 268 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
Modern, intelligently observed and highly original * Daily Mail *
A spirited account of growing up and falling in love * Good Housekeeping *
This delicious novel - is a joy from beginning to end - a perfect novel * Lisa Jewell *
Engagingly written * Prima *
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