From the author of The Gustav Sonata
Today is Jack Sadler's birthday. Or is it? He's not sure, he doesn't really care. It might be his last day or the beginning of a new chapter in his life. He must find the key to his old room. He knows the truth about his past lies there and somehow he must get in and confront it.
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Sadler's Birthday is as far from the stereotype of a young woman's first novel as it can be. It is a masterly study of a lonely but loyal man that is deeply felt, intelligent and often touchingly funny. I liked it very much
A first novel of remarkable talent; never a foot set wrong
Brilliant... A quintessentially English writer - her work has a charm and finesse, a civilised irony
This is a writer whose breadth of imagination and supple prose transcend the genre: she is one of the finest writers in English
She is a magical storyteller - it is as an artist that she excels
The activist Peter Tatchell on Rose Tremain’s Sacred Country, a groundbreaking novel about a young country girl called Mary who becomes a man named Martin
Read an extract from the masterful new novel by Rose Tremain, which traces a friendship across a lifetime
A wide-ranging and provocative discussion with Rebecca Asher and Juno Dawson is accompanied by interviews with David Szalay and Rose Tremain as we look at how novels and non-fiction are examining the modern male.