A powerful, moving book of secrets, longing and loss, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Gathering.
If it hadn’t been for the child then none of this might have happened.
She saw me kissing her father.
She saw her father kissing me.
The fact that a child got mixed up in it all made us feel that it mattered, that there was no going back.
**Shortlisted for The Orange Prize for Fiction**
‘Absolute genius’ BBC Radio 4