A heart-warming story as the elderly Florence reflects back on her life and her friendship with her best friend Elsie. One of Bert’s Best.
The Sunday Times Bestseller
`Lovely, lovely, lovely… Sue Townsend meets Kate Atkinson meets Nina Stibbe’ MARIAN KEYES
`Powerful and profound’ Guardian
`Another sure-fire hit’ Daily Mail
`Funny, melancholy, acutely observant’ Sunday Express
84-year-old Florence has fallen in her flat at Cherry Tree Home for the Elderly. As she waits to be rescued, she considers the charming new resident who looks exactly like a man she once knew – a man who died sixty years ago.
His arrival has stirred distant memories she and Elsie thought they’d laid to rest. Lying prone in the front room, Florence wonders if a terrible secret from her past is about to come to light …