Date of Publication: 01/03/2018,
Pagination: 272 pages,
Imprint: Atlantic Books,
Published By: ATLANTIC BOOKS ,
Book Classification: Fiction & related items,
Dimensions: 130 x 197 x 21
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018 A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR A DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR A FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'Courageous and brave and disturbing and will stay with you for a long time' -- StylistCaught in the hook of love, a young woman marries a dashing university professor. She moves to a rain-washed coastal town to be with him, but behind closed doors she discovers that her perfect husband is a perfect monster. As he sets about battering her into obedience and as her family pressures her to stay in the marriage, she swears to fight back - a resistance that will either kill her or set her free.