Clare Menges is a young, suburban wife and mother who has it all together, then how is it so easy for her world to be turned upside-down by her friends’ lover? Is she destined to repeat all the same patterns and mistakes her family members have made in the past?
Precise, considered, and intricate, Tessa Hadley’s prose is the perfect vehicle for the complexities and discoveries Clare unlocks about her family and herself.
For more books that explore themes of family, betrayal, and the tangled webs we weave, check out these novels:
Life Drawing by Robin Black
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
The Daylight Marriage by Heidi Pitlor