From the author of The Power, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017


From the author of The Power, winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction

'Sharp, funny and poignant' - Hilary Mantel

Ronit has left London and transformed her life. She has become a cigarette-smoking, wise-cracking, New York career woman, who is in love with a married man.

But when Ronit's father dies she is called back into the very different world of her childhood, a world she thought she had left far behind. The orthodox Jewish suburb of Hendon, north London is outraged by Ronit and her provocative ways. But Ronit is shocked too by the confrontation with her past. And when she meets up with her childhood girlfriend Esti, she is forced to think again about what she has left behind.

Funny, tender and insightful - Guardian


  • Funny, tender and insightful

About the author

Naomi Alderman

Naomi Alderman is the bestselling author of The Power, which won the the Women's Prize for Fiction, as well as Disobedience, The Liars' Gospel, and The Lessons.
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