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To Dare : (A Sainsbury's Magazine Book Club pick), Paperback / softback Book

To Dare : (A Sainsbury's Magazine Book Club pick) Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


'An exploration of what it means to be a woman, a moral person, a parent, and a neighbour' Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, author of Starling Days and Harmless Like You'Tense, dark and so real as to be almost unbearable, this novel is utterly compelling' Rosamund Lupton, international bestselling author of Sister and Three HoursSainsbury's Magazine Book Club ChoiceVeronica and her wealthy husband George are unpacking boxes, hoping a fresh start in their newly refurbished Victorian terrace will help them heal from a recent trauma. Next door, Simone returns to her neglected council flat.

Miserable and trapped, she struggles to take care of her children under the watch of her controlling husband Terry. When childhood friend Sarah re-enters Veronica's life, things are thrown even further off balance.

As tensions in their own lives rise, the painful memory that binds them threatens to spill into their present. Three lives collide in this story of family, inequality and revenge. 'Vivid, poignant, and compelling' Saskia Sarginson'One of our best writers' Louis de Bernieres, author of the international bestseller Captain Corelli's Mandolin'Irresistibly entertaining' A.S.

Hatch'Transfixing' Hilary Boyd, author of Thursdays in the Park and The Lie'A rare example of fiction that is equally literary and commercial' Ophelia Field, author of The Favourite'Exquisitely written' Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife and Blood Sisters'Beautifully written' Rachael Blok'A cut above others in this genre' WI Life magazinePraise for Jemma WayneLONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONSHORTLISTED FOR THE WAVERTON GOOD READ AWARDLONGLISTED FOR THE GUARDIAN NOT THE BOOKER PRIZE'Intriguing, moving, absorbing' The Times'Frank, poignant and bitter-sweet' Edwina Currie


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