Chloe is distraught when her husband leaves her and their children for another woman. But it's not long before help arrives, in the unexpected form of Chloe's usually distant father-in-law. Can his practical help and personal wisdom get Chloe back on her feet? 'A gifted literary stylist' "Vogue"
Anna Gavalda is one of the most acclaimed authors writing in French today. Her books are published in over thirty languages and and include: Hunting and Gathering, I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere and Consolation
'Gavalda sees through ordinary appearances to people's hidden longings - A gifted literary stylist.' Vogue 'A novel full of grace and uncluttered prose.' L'Express 'A literary phenomenon - Anna Gavalda raises the bar with her first novel.' Le Monde 'Gavalda's talent for writing and her gift for dialogue make reading her work a delight' World Literature Today 'Gavalda writes warm hearted fiction with plenty of emotion, culture and thoughtfulness' Telegraph