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**NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING HARRY STYLES** This love is all-consuming It is in 1950s' Brighton that Marion first catches sight of the handsome and enigmatic Tom. He teaches her to swim in the shadow of the pier and Marion is smitten - determined her love will be enough for them both. A few years later in Brighton Museum Patrick meets Tom. Patrick is besotted with Tom and opens his eyes to a glamorous, sophisticated new world. Tom is their policeman, and in this age it is safer for him to marry Marion. The two lovers must share him, until one of them breaks and three lives are destroyed. 'A sensitive, sweeping novel' VOGUE 'Tense, romantic, smart...I loved it. Devoured it!' RUSSELL T. DAVIES 'A powerful story of forbidden love, regret, and living as your true self' VANITY FAIR 'A moving story of longing and frustration' OBSERVER
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Murre Katt, 9 augusti 2013
Triangeldrama i 60-talets Brighton. En man gifter sig till slut fast han egentligen vill ha den unge stilige konstapeln som inte törs komma ut. En inblick i dubbelmoralens England. Bra skriven roman om än med en ledsam historia.
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The era and the seaside locale are beautifully rendered and observed, not least the social and sexual undercurrents of the time * Sunday Times * A humane and evocative portrait of a time when lives were destroyed by intolerance * Guardian * This spiky portrait of love makes for a gripping read * Independent * Pitch perfect * Marie Claire * A moving story of longing and frustration * Observer * Stunning...fraught and honest * New York Times Book Review *
Bethan Roberts has published five novels and writes stories and drama for BBC Radio 4. Her books include The Good Plain Cook (Serpent's Tail, 2008), which was a Radio 4 Book at Bedtime; My Policeman (Chatto & Windus, 2012), the story of a 1950s policeman, his wife, and his male lover (soon to be a major Amazon Original movie starring Harry Styles and Emma Corrin); and Mother Island (Chatto, 2014), which received a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered prize. Her latest novel, Graceland, tells the story of Elvis Presley and his mother, Gladys. She also writes short fiction, for which she has won the Society of Authors' Olive Cook Prize and the RA Pin Drop Award. Bethan has taught Creative Writing at Chichester University and Goldsmiths College, London. She lives in Brighton with her family.