In politically correct middle-class Cambridge at the tail end of the 1980s, Freya's nouveau riche parents are, well, different.
Millie, her mum, doesn't have a maternal bone in her body.
Self-obsessed, driven, and never far from a glass of Chardonnay, she seems to care more about her career than she does about Freya.
Hugh, her dad, made his money as a property developer, but when the recession bites he slumps into what proves to be a terminal malaise. And things get even stranger when Edward moves in and it slowly dawns on Freya that he may sleeping in beds other than his own - Welcome to Life is a coming-of-age story with a twist - a sparkling, darkly humorous and provocative novel about family dysfunction, friendship and finding love in all the wrong places.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Atlantic Books
- Publication Date: 01/08/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781843549840