After The Party by Cressida ConnollyAfter The Party by Cressida Connolly

After The Party

byCressida Connolly

Paperback | March 26, 2019

Pricing and Purchase Info

$19.99

Earn 100 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

Pre-order online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

'I always wanted to be friends with both my sisters. Perhaps that was the source, really, of all the troubles of my life...' It is the summer of 1938 and Phyllis Forrester has returned to England after years abroad. Moving into her sister's grand country house, she soon finds herself entangled in a new world of idealistic beliefs and seemingly innocent friendships. Fevered talk of another war infiltrates their small, privileged circle, giving way to a thrilling solution: a great and charismatic leader, who will restore England to its former glory. At a party hosted by her new friends, Phyllis lets down her guard for a single moment, with devastating consequences. Years later, Phyllis, alone and embittered, recounts the dramatic events which led to her imprisonment and changed the course of her life forever. 'Wonderfully subtle and compelling' Linda Grant 'Uncanny, evocative, atmospheric' Sunday Times 'Connolly is a terrifically subtle writer... [she] slyly sweeps her readers into the period drama as tensions tauten between families and social classes' Daily Telegraph 'Wonderful, tragicomic... beautifully researched' The Times
Cressida Connolly is a reviewer and journalist, who has written for Vogue, the Telegraph, the Spectator, the Guardian and numerous other publications. Cressida is the author of three books: The Happiest Days, which won the MacMillan/PEN Award, The Rare and the Beautiful and My Former Heart. Cressida is the daughter of writer Cyril Conn...
Loading
Title:After The PartyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.68 inPublished:March 26, 2019Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241327733

ISBN - 13:9780241327739

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews