The Three of Us

The Three of Us

Summary

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A good job, a beautiful wife, a big house in a nice neighbourhood; there's really only one thing missing from the picture: a baby. But motherhood is a serious undertaking, especially for a wife who has always valued her selfhood above all else. And there's also a bigger problem: Temi, the wife's best friend who swears she knows her better than her husband.

Set over the course of one day, husband, wife and friend toe the lines of compromise and betrayal. Told in three parts, each voice as compelling as the other, three people's lives, and their visions of themselves and each other begin to slowly unravel, ending with a startling discovery which throws everyone's integrity into question.

Full of ambiguity, idiosyncratic wit and a healthy dose of wealth and snobbery THE THREE OF US is part-Black suburban millennial comedy of manners, part-domestic noir and is for readers of MY SISTER THE SERIAL KILLER by Oyinkan Braithwaite, SUCH A FUN AGE by Kiley Reid, and Sally Rooney.

© Ore Agbaje-Williams 2023 (P) Penguin Audio 2023

Reviews

  • Sharp, astute and wickedly funny… a taut, darkly comic read that packs a serious punch
    YOMI ADEGOKE, author of The List

About the author

Ore Agbaje-Williams

Ore Agbaje-Williams is a British-Nigerian writer from London who has written for gal-dem, Glamour and Wasafiri. She is an editor and wrote the novel in NaNoWriMo during lockdown. It was originally submitted to editors under a pseudonym.
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