April 2012 Debut of the Month.
This edgy, seductive, tense and sinister debut, perfect for reading groups, will have you, like us, engrossed; but can you really trust the memory and recollections of the narrator Rachel? If you enjoyed Notes on a Scandal, Before I Go to Sleep or Sister then this could be right up your street.
It started quietly and without her looking for it, but the aftershock was profound. Ten years ago, Rachel had an affair. It spiralled out of control and left her and her life in pieces. Now, writing at her window, she tries to put those pieces back together. She has her memories, recollections of dreams, and her old yellow notebook. More than anything, she wants to be honest. She knows that her memory is patchy and her notebook incomplete. But there is something else. Something terrible happened to her lover. Her account is hypnotic, delicate, disquieting and bold. But is she telling us the truth?
Closing date: 03/07/2018
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Publisher: Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan
|Publication date:||12th April 2012|
|Publisher:||Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Genres:||Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Reading Groups, Relationship Stories,|
Anna Raverat was born in Cambridge and grew up in North Yorkshire with her parents, Lucy Raverat, a painter, and Andrew Rawlinson, an academic and writer, and her three younger siblings. She is descended from Gwendolin Raverat, a celebrated artist and member of the Bloomsbury group. Anna read English at King’s College, Cambridge and now works as a consultant in organisation development and leadership. She lives in London with her three children. Signs of Life is her first novel.More About Anna Raverat