Daphne is a 74 year old woman whose wartime past comes back to haunt her in this exploration of how we edit life, how even the smallest actions can reverberate, and how decisions which seem right and understandable at one time and place can be interpreted quite differently in a different time and place.
""A Foreign Country is about the past and its effects on the present.... Stock writes with cool intelligence tinged with sympathy and humour." - "The Times "A poised and impressive first novel." - "Mail on Sunday "From the Trade Paperback edition.
A Foreign Country by Francine Stock
Used - Very Good
Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 1999 Short-listed for Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1999
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