Aiofe unfolds her family’s story at her dying husband’s bedside. Rosaleen, on the cusp of adulthood, searches for freedom in London, where she falls in love with Felix, a famous sculptor twice her age. Kate is trying to navigate a difficult marriage and motherhood, all the while haunted by questions about her mother. With chapters alternating between characters, and storylines moving between London and Ireland and past and the present, this is a wonderful and utterly heart-breaking family saga, spanning three generations of women. Family bonds, love, lies, betrayal, motherhood…Freud’s brilliant narrative will pull you into these lives, and you’ll find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster that keeps you reading into the night to find out what happens next.