A Husband. A Wife. Their Secret
Joe and Joan Castleman are en route to Helsinki. Joe is thinking about the prestigious literary prize he will receive there, while Joan is plotting how to leave him. For too long she has played the role of supportive wife, turning a blind eye to his misdemeanours, whilst quietly being the keystone of his success. But behind the compromises, the disappointment and disillusionment there lies a secret...
Meg Wolitzer is the author of several acclaimed novels, including
The Uncoupling (‘tingles with playfulness and wicked observation’
The Wife (‘has you howling with recognition’ Allison Pearson),
The Position (‘one of the best and most human books I’ve read all year’ Erica Wagner) and
The Ten-Year Nap (‘as incisive and pitiless and clear-eyed a chronicler of female-male tandems as Philip Roth or John Updike'
Chicago Tribune). Most recently,
The Interestings was a
New York Times bestseller. She lives in New York City.