Love After Love Signed Hardback
BookBar says: A beautiful, moving, immersive, hearty novel set between Trinidad and New York. It's about the family you choose and don't choose, community, friendship, the lengths to which we go to fit in, and many different sorts of love - that between parents and their children, friends, romantic love and abuse that disguises itself as love. Fans of Mr Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo, Angie Cruz's Dominicana, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Small Island by Andrea Levy will be swept away by this stunning book.
WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD
AS SEEN ON BBC'S BETWEEN THE COVERS
ONE OF STYLIST'S BEST NEW BOOKS FOR 2020
'A beautiful book. I adored it.' RICHARD OSMAN
'Full of wit and soul.' TRACY CHEVALIER
'Unforgettable' MARLON JAMES
'It made me ugly cry' JESSIE BURTON
'Glorious' RACHEL JOYCE
'Spellbinding' ANDRE ACIMAN
Meet the Ramdin-Chetan family: forged through loneliness, broken by secrets, saved by love. Irrepressible Betty Ramdin, her shy son Solo and their marvellous lodger, Mr Chetan, form an unconventional household, happy in their differences, as they build a home together.
Home: the place where your navel string is buried, keeping these three safe from an increasingly dangerous world. Happy and loving they are, until the night when a glass of rum, a heart to heart and a terrible truth explodes the family unit, driving them apart. Brave and brilliant, steeped in affection, Love After Love asks us to consider what happens at the very brink of human forgiveness, and offers hope to anyone who has loved and lost and has yet to find their way back.