Learning to Swim

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Abigail Jex never expected to see any of the Radley household again. The Radley’s were extraordinary, captivating creatures transplanted from a bohemian corner of North London to outer suburbia, and the young Abigail found herself drawn into their magic circle: the eccentric Frances, her new best friend; Frances’ mother, the liberated, headstrong Lexi; and of course the brilliant, beautiful Rad. Abigail thought she’d banished the ghost of her life with them and the catastrophe that ended it, but thirteen years later a chance encounter forces her to acknowledge that the spell is far from broken…

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From the highly-acclaimed author of SMALL PLEASURES – longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021

Abigail Jex never expected to see any of the Radley household again. The Radley’s were extraordinary, captivating creatures transplanted from a bohemian corner of North London to outer suburbia, and the young Abigail found herself drawn into their magic circle: the eccentric Frances, her new best friend; Frances’ mother, the liberated, headstrong Lexi; and of course the brilliant, beautiful Rad. Abigail thought she’d banished the ghost of her life with them and the catastrophe that ended it, but thirteen years later a chance encounter forces her to acknowledge that the spell is far from broken…

Praise for Clare Chambers:’Modern, intelligently observed and highly original’ Daily Mail’This delicious novel is a joy from beginning to end – a perfect novel’ Lisa Jewell’Charming – A funny and moving story with a great deal of style’ Sunday Telegraph’A spirited account of growing up and falling in love’ Good Housekeeping’An intelligent and escapist read – well written, and very funny’ Daily Express

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Weight 0.5 kg
ISBN

9780099277637

Author

Chambers, Clare

Publisher

Arrow Books

Binding

Paperback

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