When James proposes, it seems like an opportunity for Jane to leave her lonely past behind and become part of a family. But the presence of a woman in the cottage near their remote farmhouse threatens Jane's new-found happiness.This compelling novel by one of Ireland's finest writers won a Somerset Maugham Award.'Madden's achievement is to make partial revelations about obscure lives as gripping as a thriller. Her style is passionate, emotional, but never obvious and does not admit a single cliche or badly written sentence.' Observer
Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: 9780571298761 Number of pages: 160 Weight: 131 g Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 11 mm Edition: Main
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