A historical novel of love, belonging and finding your place in the world by the Costa Book Award shortlisted author
A tender, often wry novel, rendered with impressive period authenticity * MAIL ON SUNDAY * Skilful, understated. Comes compellingly to life * HARPER'S BAZAAR * Note-perfect. Like a forgotten classic republished by Persephone Books or Virago * East Riding magazine * A touching story full of love and humanity * YOURS magazine * A beautiful story of love and belonging * WOMAN'S WEEKLY * An absolute delight * SAGA *
ANNE YOUNGSON is the author of the Costa First Book Award-shortlisted Meet Me at the Museum; BBC Radio Book Club pick, Three Women and a Boat and the story collection, The Six Who Came to Dinner. Anne Youngson's shrewd, warm-hearted and observational prose has been widely praised. Her new novel, A Complicated Matter explores the human heart through the coming-of-age of a young English refugee during the blitz. Anne's work is published around the world. She lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and has three grandchildren.