Two sides of an affair; two sets of families and friends.
I didn’t enjoy the first story-side – perhaps I wasn’t meant to find Paul a likeable character (which I didn’t). For me, Cora was more interesting, and sympathetic.
Publisher’s page: The London Train – Tessa Hadley
Stella’s life from infatuated teen, gym slip mum, commune resident, mistress then wife of wealthy older business man.
Sounds like a chick lit cliché but doesn’t read like one.
My first try of Tessa Hadley; not my last.
Publisher page: Clever Girl – Tessa Hadley