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Love After Love

by Ingrid Persaud

Relationship Stories Sharing Diverse Voices

Love After Love Synopsis

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.

Love After Love Press Reviews

'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' ANDRÉ ACIMAN

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ISBN: 9780571356195
Publication date: 27/11/2020
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571356195
Publication date: 27th November 2020
Author: Ingrid Persaud
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 416 pages
Genres: Relationship Stories, Diverse Voices,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Ingrid Persaud

Born in Trinidad, Ingrid Persaud won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2017 and the BBC Short Story Award in 2018. She read law at the LSE and was a legal academic before taking degrees in fine art at Goldsmiths, University of London and Central Saint Martins. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Prospect and Pree magazines. Ingrid lives in London and Barbados.

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