Author(s): Lawson, Mary,
Date of Publication: 17/03/2022,
Pagination: 304 pages,
Published By: Vintage Publishing,
Book Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
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Set in the frozen north of Canada in 1972, this is a novel of painful histories and the moments in life when we can change for the better. Clara's rebellious older sister is missing. Grief-stricken and bewildered, she yearns to uncover the truth about what happened.
Liam, newly divorced and newly unemployed, moves into the house next door and within hours gets a visit from the police. Elizabeth is thinking about a crime committed thirty years ago, one that had tragic consequences for two families. She desperately wants to make amends before she dies.
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