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The Things We Know Now, Paperback / softback Book

The Things We Know Now Paperback / softback


When Patrick Grant meets Ella, he seizes the opportunity of a new life with her.

He imagines the future with his beautiful second wife by his side: the years ahead filled with all that is bright and promising.

When Ella gives birth to Daniel, Patrick's happiness is complete.

A son at last. Patrick adores Daniel: a golden child, talented, artistic, loving. And then, when Daniel is fourteen, tragedy strikes.

Without warning, Patrick and Ella's world is shattered beyond repair and Patrick is forced to re-evaluate everything: his own life, his role as husband and father, all his previous assumptions about family.

Together with Ella, he is forced to embark on a voyage of discovery.

He must confront uncomfortable truths about himself and about the privileged world he and his wife inhabit. This is the story of a family torn apart by conflict, suspicion and loss.

It is also a story, ultimately, of redemption and forgiveness - and the strength of severely-tested family bonds.


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