An addictive new story of desire and obsession from the bestselling author of Sleep With Me 'A clever, nuanced, elegantly written exploration of obsession' SAGA 'Her prose is beguilingly good' ELIZABETH DAY 'Works in much the same way as an obsession ... you may wish to escape, but have already become addicted' ANITA SETHI, Daily Telegraph Beth lives by Camden Lock with her partner Sol and their daughter Fern. Life is peaceful, but Beth is troubled by increasing unease. It could be to do with her mother's disappearance years ago. It could be her sense that Fern is keeping secrets from her. So she goes to therapy. Dr Tamara Bywater is there to help her patients, and soon their sessions become the highlight of Beth's week. But Beth is in over her head before she realises that Tamara might not be all she seems... What if the person you trust the most turns out to be the greatest danger of all?
A clever, nuanced, elegantly written exploration of obsession * Saga * Joanna Briscoe writes with elegance and passion about the clashes, misunderstandings and silences between generations -- Maggie O'Farrell Her prose is beguilingly good -- Elizabeth Day * Observer * Dark, sexy, compelling -- Sofka Zinovieff Briscoe weaves compelling fiction. The prose is rich, the setting evocative * Guardian * A vivid and passionate writer. She plunges headlong into sticky themes of desire, love and hatred, uncovering the unpalatable parts of the psyche with an unflinching eye * Sunday Times * A passionate and humorous storyteller, Briscoe is a writer who puts her reader's pleasure first * Independent * Elegiac, beautiful, evocative ... Works in much the same way as an obsession ... you may wish to escape, but have already become addicted -- Anita Sethi * Daily Telegraph * Seductive, scary and almost frighteningly readable -- Julie Myerson
Editore Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Formato Paperback / softback
Isbn o codice id 9781408873502