Forster's latest novel is a characteristically compelling, clear-eyed, humane and heartbreaking novel about a taboo subject - and about what it feels like to be a survivor...
Born in Carlisle, she is the author of successful novels, including The Memory Box, Have the Men Had Enough?, Lady's Maid and Diary of an Ordinary Woman, as well as bestselling memoirs (Hidden Lives and Precious Lives) and biographies. She lives in North London and the Lake District.
Few authors share Margaret Forster's extraordinary ability to
transform the ordinary day-to-day activities of unremarkable people
into compelling fiction... Written with brilliant and exquisite
sensitivity * Daily Mail *
Written with enormous sensitivity and compassion * Red *
The kind of novel into which you plunge with satisfaction * Sunday Times *
Accomplished...moving * Times Literary Supplement *
Written with insight, wit and tremendous style * Spectator *