When Grace and her brother Andrew inherit their grandmother's house in Hampstead, they decide to move in together.
It seems the obvious thing to do: they've always got on well, the house is large enough to split down the middle, and neither of them likes partying or loud music.
There's one thing they've forgotten though: what if one of them wants to bring a lover into the house?
When Andrew's partner James moves in, it alters the balance - with almost fatal consequences. The Child's Child is an intriguing examination of betrayal in a family, and of those two once-unmentionable subjects, illegitimacy and homosexuality.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 13/02/2014
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780241963579