Devotion

Devotion

Nell Leyshon / Sep 17, 2019

Devotion You think you have everything A happy marriage Children you love A job you enjoy A house you ve made into a home Then almost in the blink of an eye you lose it All When Rachel decides things aren t

  • Title: Devotion
  • Author: Nell Leyshon
  • ISBN: 9780330426428
  • Page: 171
  • Format: Paperback
  • You think you have everything A happy marriage Children you love A job you enjoy A house you ve made into a home Then, almost in the blink of an eye, you lose it All.When Rachel decides things aren t working and asks Andrew to move out, she thinks she knows what she s doing she thinks she knows how it will be, how Andrew will react, how the children will cope AfterYou think you have everything A happy marriage Children you love A job you enjoy A house you ve made into a home Then, almost in the blink of an eye, you lose it All.When Rachel decides things aren t working and asks Andrew to move out, she thinks she knows what she s doing she thinks she knows how it will be, how Andrew will react, how the children will cope After all, relationships end all the time, and everyone survives don t they But Rachel is wrong, and her decision has consequences no one could have foreseen A compelling study of a family cast adrift Written with subtlety and sensitivity, this deceptively simple tale pulls the reader closer with each page Catherine O Flynn, author of What Was Lost Detailed and free flowing the shocking, emotional ending will leave you gasping for air Easy Living

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    About "Nell Leyshon"

      • Nell Leyshon

        Nell Leyshon is a British playwright and novelist born in Glastonbury, Somerset At the age of eleven, she moved to a small farming village on the edge of the Somerset Levels Her first attempts at novels were with a baby on her lap She burned a lot of the early writing, and finally started on Black Dirt, which was her first published novel.While struggling to write prose, she got a commission from BBC Radio 4 to write a radio drama, Milk , which won the Richard Imison Award for best first radio play Her second play, The Farm, was runner up for the Meyer Whitworth Award.Her novel, Black Dirt was published in 2005 and was long listed for the Orange Prize and runner up for the Commonwealth Prize.Her third novel, The Colour of Milk, was published in May 2012 and has won the Prix de l Union Interalliee and was nominated for the Prix Femina in France and was was voted the book of the year in Spain Her most recent novel, Memoirs of a Dipper was published in 2015.


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    1. I picked this up in a Waterstones 'lucky dip'. thankfully it turned out to be a lucky dip!A very sad and moving read. Very well written.


    2. Discovered this in a crate of books underneath my bed, bought and unread! I was surprised to see it was an earlier novel by the author of "The Colour of Milk" which I read last year, loved and found affecting and quietly devastating. This is another slim volume that packs a similar punch. It is likewise strange and dreamlike in some parts, gritty and visceral in others. It's certainly a quick read that hooks you in and effectively incorporates the device of using different voices to relay the st [...]


    3. I loved this novel. The author depicts the unravelling of a marriage with heartbreaking clarity, and the breakdown in personal identity that all too often goes with it. Despite bleak subject matter, I found it full of warmth and human understanding. Moving, empathetic and illuminating - it's well worth a read.



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