‘Clever, warm and funny’ – ADAM KAY
‘Beautifully rendered, thoughtful and original’ – PANDORA SYKES
‘A joyous, big-hearted novel about community – just the tonic for our times’ – COSMOPOLITAN
Ada is a widowed writer, navigating loneliness after the death of her husband. She has no children or grandchildren, and fears she is becoming peripheral.
Eliza is a student at Oxford University. She finds it difficult to form meaningful relationships after the estrangement of her mother and breakup with her girlfriend.
Can they find what they are looking for in each other and cast their isolation off for good?
Leaf Arbuthnot’s stunning debut is a love story of intergenerational friendship, perfect for fans of Normal People, Expectation and Sarah Winman’s Tin Man.
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