'I was in the story, feeling everything. I cared about every character . . . She writes beautifully. It was a total pleasure' Philippa Perry, author of The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read Often hailed as a modern day Muriel Spark, Susie Boyt writes with a mordant wit and vivid style which are at their brilliant best in her new novel.When your beloved daughter is lost in the fog of addiction, and you make off with her baby in order to save the day, can will power and a daring creative zeal carry you through ? Examining the limits, disappointments and excesses of love in all its forms, this marvellously absorbing book is a moving tragicomedy by the author of My Judy Garland Life.