‘Can I come in? It’s kind of an emergency.’ Through their four years at university, Kate and Max are inseparable. But loving Max means knowing his wealthy family, the Rippons, and all their generosity, social ease and quiet repression... and when her life shattered apart in a bedroom while a party goes on downstairs, she has to make a choice; speak out or keep quiet. Read an extract below for the moment when Kate and Max first meet.
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Rosie Price is 26 years old and lives in London. What Red Was is her debut novel.