SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018 A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR A DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR A FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'Courageous and brave and disturbing and will stay with you for a long time' -- StylistCaught in the hook of love, a young woman marries a dashing university professor.
She moves to a rain-washed coastal town to be with him, but behind closed doors she discovers that her perfect husband is a perfect monster.
As he sets about battering her into obedience and as her family pressures her to stay in the marriage, she swears to fight back - a resistance that will either kill her or set her free.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Atlantic Books
- Publication Date: 01/03/2018
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781786491282
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