Drawing on a brilliant literary tradition of madness, incarceration and escape, Jonathan Kemp delivers the triumphant coming of age of a woman in her sixties. When 64-year-old Grace Wellbeck thinks she sees the ghost of her first husband, she fears for her sanity and worries that she's having another breakdown.
Long-buried memories come back thick and fast: from the fairground thrills of 1950s Blackpool to the dark reality of a violent marriage.
But the ghost turns out to be very real: a charismatic young man named Luke. And as Grace gets to know him, she is jolted into an emotional awakening that brings her to a momentous decision.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Myriad Editions
- Publication Date: 12/03/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780956251565