Loved and Missed

£16.99

When your beloved daughter is lost in the fog of addiction, and you make off with her baby in order to save the day, can will power and a daring creative zeal carry you through ? Examining the limits, disappointments and excesses of love in all its forms, this book is a moving tragicomedy.

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‘I was in the story, feeling everything. I cared about every character . . . She writes beautifully. It was a total pleasure’ Philippa Perry, author of The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read

Susie Boyt writes with a mordant wit and vivid style which are at their best in Loved and Missed.
When your beloved daughter is lost in the fog of addiction and you make off with her baby in order to save the day, can willpower and a daring creative zeal carry you through ?
Examining the limits, disappointments and excesses of love in all its forms, this marvellously absorbing novel, full of insight and compassion, delights as much as it disturbs.
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‘She takes the study of love into uncharted territory and every sentence has its depth and pleasure’ Linda Grant
‘I am so moved: it carries a huge emotional power… I ache for them all. Poignant, witty, lyrical and perceptive’ Joan Bakewell

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Weight0.34 kg
Dimensions21.8 × 13.8 × 2.2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

208

Language

English

Edition

Hardback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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