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My Phantoms, Paperback / softback Book

My Phantoms Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


**Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2022**A Book of the Year in the Observer, the Daily Telegraph, the Irish Times, the Guardian, the White Review, the Evening Standard, the Big Issue, the TLS, the Week and the New Statesman. From the Women's Prize-Shortlisted author of First LoveHelen Grant has always been a mystery to her daughter.

Twice-divorced, with few friends, her desire to join in is matched only by her need to stand apart.

As Bridget looks back over their fractious relationship, she is forced to confront the cruelties inflicted on both sides. My Phantoms is an insightful, compelling and painfully funny account of a family strained to breaking point; a reckoning with the damage we do over the course of a life.


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