"One of those rare novels. . . . Sparkling and funny as well as intelligently thoughtful."-Tessa Hadley
"A tender portrait of a feisty little girl lost."-"The Observer"
Susannah's older boyfriend, Jason, is the perfect foil to her student lifestyle. He can support her while she studies, leaving her free to take her philosophy degree seriously and dabble in the social and sexual freedom of university life in the 1970s.
Things become complicated when she begins an affair with her fellow student, Rob. Faced with an impossible dilemma, Susannah seeks help from Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Heidegger.
Charlotte Greig is a writer and folk singer. She lives in Wales.