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Say You Love Me by Marion Husband
  

Say You Love Me

Literary Fiction   Family Drama   
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This is story of parental sexual abuse told with sensitivity and insight. I was drawn in from the first chapter and not disappointed as the subject matter is handled delicately but with a power to shock, which is as it should be. Compelling and moving.

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Synopsis

Say You Love Me by Marion Husband

Say You Love Me is a powerful, sensitive yet shocking, exploration of the long-lasting traumas caused by parental sexual abuse. Marion Husband's superbly drawn characters, loving and hating freely, both fascinate and repel.

Ben Walker sets out to trace his father and discover the truth about his adoption in 1968. But the past holds secrets that his brother Mark is desperate to keep. Old hatreds between the brothers are rekindled and their adopted father is made to face his own guilt over the events of that spring
of 1968.

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Compelling & sensual. Well written... Penny Summer


About the Author

Marion Husband
Winner of the first Andrea Badenoch Prize for Fiction in 2005 for Paper Moon, Marion Husband graduated with distinction and won the Blackwell Prize for Best Performance for the MA in Creative Writing at Northumbria University in 2003. She currently teaches creative writing through the Open College of the Arts and has poems and short stories published, most recently a pamphlet of poetry about her father and childhood entitled Service. Her first novel, The Boy I Love, was published in July 2005 to much critical acclaim. Marion is married with two children and lives in the Tees Valley.

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Book Info

Publication date

22nd January 2007

Author

Marion Husband

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Author's Website

www.marionhusband.com

Publisher

Accent Press Ltd

Format

Paperback
332 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
Family Drama

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781905170869

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