When eighteen-year-old Michael visits the Hanbury's remote family home he is captivated by their bohemian lifestyle.
Years later, when he marries the strong-willed, beautiful Rebecca, he is secretly hoping to create his own version of that free-thinking family, but after the birth of their first child, their marriage begins to flounder.
The chance to escape once more to his friend's country house comes as a welcome relief, until he discovers a family changed, and his own romantic notions of country life begin to disintegrate . . .
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 03/10/2019
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571351671