First Love

Product Number: EB00691595
Released: Mar 28, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781612196275
Publisher: Melville House
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Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Catastrophically ill-suited for each other, and forever straddling a line between relative calm and explosive confrontation, Neve and her husband, Edwyn, live together in London. For the moment they have reached a place of peace in their relationship, but past battles have left scars. As Neve recalls the decisions that brought her to Edwyn, she describes other loves and other debts-from her bullying father and her self-involved mother, to a musician she struggled to forget. Drawing us into the battleground of this marriage, Gwendoline Riley tells a transfixing story of mistakes and misalliances, of helplessness and hostility, in which both husband and wife have played a part. Could this possibly be, nonetheless, a story of love?

Author(s): Gwendoline Riley
Awards:2017-Fiction-Longlist-Women's Prize for Fiction
Original Publish Date: Mar 28, 2017

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