The new collection of short stories from award-winning author Tessa Hadley. Lottie announces at the breakfast table that she is getting married.
The youngest daughter of a large and close-knit family, Lottie is nineteen but looks five years younger.
Her fiance is Edgar Lennox, a composer of religious music and lecturer at Lottie's university, forty-five years her senior.It is a story of romantic dreams and daily reality, family loyalties tested but holding, and the comedy and solace to be found in small moments.
Evoking a world that expands beyond the pages, it marks the beginning of what is an astonishing collection to treasure.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 02/01/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099570189