Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 411 p.
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About an hour after I met Tony Hobbs, he saved my life.
Thirty-seven-year-old American journalist Sally Goodchild quite
literally married her hero. Both foreign correspondents, both on
assignment in Cairo, they quickly fell in love and settled into
domestic life in London. From the outset, Sally's relationship with
both Tony and his hometown was an uneasy one-as she found both to
be far more unfamiliar than imagined. But her adjustment problems
are soon overshadowed by a troubled pregnancy. When she goes into
premature labor, there are doubts whether her child will survive
unscathed. And then, out of nowhere, Sally is hit by an appalling
postpartum depression-a descent into a temporary, but very personal
hell, which even sees her articulating a homicidal thought against
her baby. However, when she does manage to extricate herself from
this desperate state, she finds herself in a fresh new nightmare,
as she discovers that the man she thought knew her better than
anyone-loved her more than anyone-now considers her an unfit mother
and wants to bar her from ever seeing her child again.