Sadie can't cope with the fact that her father is dying and she begins to look back over the painful childhood that she's tried to forget. Then the arrival of one of the women from her father's past starts a train of events which she cannot control.
Sadie can't cope with the fact that her father is dying: the vital man who spent his life smelling delicious scents as a perfumier's nose, who brought Sadie up alone, who gave her such a dreadful childhood. In pursuing his life, Sadie's father ignored hers, subjecting her to a succession of 'aunts', leaving her loveless and alone to fend for herself. Now she's a mother, the survivor of a marriage that she destroyed. And as she realises that her father must die, she begins to look back over the painful childhood she's tried to forget. And the arrival of one of those fleeting women from her father's past starts a train of events Sadie cannot control...
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About Rosie Thomas
Rosie Thomas writes for magazines and newspapers as well as her fiction. When not writing she spends her time travelling and mountaineering. In 1997 she competed in the Peking to Paris Motor Rally, and she has climbed Mont Blanc as well as travelling to Everest and the Antarctic.
If My Father Loved Me by Rosie Thomas
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