The Adoption

by Anne Berry

eBooks of the Month Family Drama

The Adoption Synopsis

Growing up as the only child of strict, God-fearing parents, Lucilla has always felt her difference. But it is not till adulthood that she discovers the real reasons behind her adopted mother's oft times violent indifference. As for Harriet, she would have readily sent her longed for baby back if she could, having discovered she falls all too short of her expectations. And then there is Bethan, a young girl in 1940s Wales, whose only mistake is falling in love with the wrong man...

The Adoption Press Reviews

'Heartwarming tale of motherhood and identity...[one of] this year's coolest must-reads' Stylist


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ISBN: 9780091947057
Publication date: 28/02/2013
Publisher: Ebury Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780091947057
Publication date: 28th February 2013
Author: Anne Berry
Publisher: Ebury Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Anne Berry

Anne Berry was born in London in 1956, then spent much of her infancy in Aden, before moving on to Hong Kong at the age of six, where she was educated, first at Little Peak School, then Big Peak School, finally at the Island School, where she completed her A levels. She worked for a short period as a journalist for the South China Morning Post, before returning to Britain. After completing a three-year acting course at the Guildford School of Acting, and attaining LAMDA diplomas with honours in acting, teaching and speech therapy, she embarked on a career in theatre. ...

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