By Battersea Bridge

By Battersea Bridge

Summary

Anita Mostyn feels the need to take a holiday from her life. As a child, she was dismissed by her parents in favour of her more confident brothers, and as an adult, her choices are disapproved of – the small art gallery she works for, the friends she makes, the men she sees. On a whim, she takes up an offer to scout for holiday properties in Bulgaria, escaping the impending second wedding of her perfect brother. But as Anita navigates these difficult waters, a horrifying episode in her past – the thing she has really been trying to escape – comes back to haunt her.

Reviews

  • A triumph
    Susie Boyt, Independent

About the author

Janet Davey

Janet Davey was born in 1953. She is the author of English Correspondence, which was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, First Aid, The Taxi Queue and By Battersea Bridge.
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