The Sunday Times Bestseller
‘Lovely, lovely, lovely? Sue Townsend meets Kate Atkinson meets Nina Stibbe’ MARIAN KEYES
‘Powerful and profound’ Guardian
‘Another sure-fire hit’ Daily Mail
‘Funny, melancholy, acutely observant’ Sunday Express
‘Cannon is so attuned to other people’s stories? a chronicler both of the human condition and the quotidian details which speak to who we are’ Guardian
84-year-old Florence has fallen in her flat at Cherry Tree Home for the Elderly. As she waits to be rescued, she considers the charming new resident who looks exactly like a man she once knew – a man who died sixty years ago. His arrival has stirred distant memories she and Elsie thought they’d laid to rest. Lying prone in the front room, Florence wonders if a terrible secret from her past is about to come to light ?