Clover Stroud grew up in rural Wiltshire surrounded by animals and family. When she was just sixteen her beloved mother suffered a horrific riding accident which left her permanently brain-damaged, and suddenly Clover was left to fend for herself. She embarked on an extraordinary journey to heal her broken heart, courting men and danger through two marriages and five children.
The Wild Other is a grippingly honest account of love, sex and travelling to the darkest edges of human experience and back again. Powerful and deeply emotional, this is the story of an extraordinary life lived at its fullest.
We are giving away sets of eight paperback copies of The Wild Other to ten reading groups. For the chance to read this captivating story and win a set for your group, simply tell us by the 20th of March about your reading group, why you would love to get your hands on a copy, and if you would be happy to review this title for us.’An astonishing piece of work that at times made my heart burst. All of human life is contained in this book. Clover Stroud is a remarkable woman, and an incredible writer.’ – Bryony Gordon
‘Fearless, frank and so beautifully told, The Wild Other is a defiant story of love and motherhood in the face of loss. One of those books that makes you resolve to wring every last exhilarating drop from life while you can.’ – Gaby Hinsliff‘Horses, family ties, exotic lovers and beautiful writing all saddle up in this thoroughbred ride through love, loss, danger, motherhood and healing.’ – The Bookseller