The Things We Left Unsaid (Paperback)Emma Kennedy (author)
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Kennedy's debut adult novel harnesses all of her pitch-perfect comic writing and allies it to a tender, emotionally complex story about estranged families and the half-truths of the past. Sublime and uplifting.
A lifetime of secrets. A summer of new beginnings.
Only the truth will set her free...
After her wedding in cancelled hours before she is due to walk down the aisle, Rachel is newly single and must move back in with her mother, Eleanor.
But their relationship is far from perfect, and their family home is filled with secrets.
It will take a devastating turn of events for Rachel to finally unravel a powerful truth. One that Eleanor has kept close to her heart for decades.
Will unlocking the past help Rachel find the key to her future?
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
'A beautiful novel . . . so tender and thoughtful. I loved it.' - Marian Keyes
'A joyous book.' - Ruth Jones
'Gorgeous. . . The Things We Left Unsaid is about how we are always searching for who we are and trying to find out the truth of the past.' - Frost magazine
'This book is incredibly special... I cared so deeply for all of the characters.' - Gaby Roslin
'Involving and emotional.' - Janet Ellis
'Warm and compelling.' - Woman
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