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The Master Bedroom By Tessa Hadley

The Master Bedroom
by Tessa Hadley

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Longlisted for the Orange Prize for FictionKate Flynn has always been a clever girl, brought up to believe in herself as something special. Now Kate is forty-three and has given up her university career in London to come home and look after her mother at Firenze, their big house by a lake in Cardiff.
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The Master Bedroom Summary


The Master Bedroom by Tessa Hadley

Longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction Kate Flynn has always been a clever girl, brought up to believe in herself as something special. Now Kate is forty-three and has given up her university career in London to come home and look after her mother at Firenze, their big house by a lake in Cardiff. When Kate meets David Roberts, a friend from the old days, she begins to obsess about him: she knows it's because she's bored and hasn't got anything else to do, but she can't stop. Adapting to a new way of life, the connections Kate forges in her new home are to have painful consequences, as the past begins to cast its long shadow over the present...

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The Master Bedroom Reviews


"Few writers give me such consistent pleasure" -- Zadie Smith
"She has such great psychological insights into human beings, which is rare. She is one of the best fiction writers writing today" -- Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie
"A luxuriant writer... the richness of her descriptions need only be matched by the imagination of the reader" * Washington Times *
"Closely observed, beautifully written, generous, funny and true, Hadley's fiction is the real thing" * Sunday Times *
"A sharp and a sexy read" * Observer *

About Tessa Hadley


Tessa Hadley is the author of six highly praised novels, Accidents in the Home, which was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, Everything Will Be All Right, The Master Bedroom, The London Train, Clever Girl and The Past, and three collections of stories, Sunstroke, Married Love and Bad Dreams. The Past won the Hawthornden Prize for 2016, and Bad Dreams won the 2018 Edge Hill Short Story Prize. She lives in London and is Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Her stories appear regularly in the New Yorker and other magazines.

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GOR000726241
The Master Bedroom by Tessa Hadley
Tessa Hadley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2008-08-29
320
0099499266
9780099499268
N/A
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