Love After Love: Winner of the 2020 Costa First Novel Award

Ingrid Persaud

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Published: 02-04-2020

£14.99

Meet the Ramdin-Chetan family: forged through loneliness, broken by secrets, saved by love. Irrepressible Betty Ramdin, her shy son Solo and their marvellous lodger, Mr Chetan, form an unconventional household, happy in their differences.


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*Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2020* AS SEEN ON BBC’S BETWEEN THE COVERS ONE OF STYLIST’S BEST NEW BOOKS FOR 2020 ‘A beautiful book. I adored it.’ RICHARD OSMAN ‘Full of wit and soul.’ TRACY CHEVALIER ‘Unforgettable’ MARLON JAMES ‘It made me ugly cry’ JESSIE BURTON ‘Glorious’ RACHEL JOYCE ‘Spellbinding’ ANDRE ACIMAN Meet the Ramdin-Chetan family: forged through loneliness, broken by secrets, saved by love. Irrepressible Betty Ramdin, her shy son Solo and their marvellous lodger, Mr Chetan, form an unconventional household, happy in their differences, as they build a home together. Home: the place where your navel string is buried, keeping these three safe from an increasingly dangerous world. Happy and loving they are, until the night when a glass of rum, a heart to heart and a terrible truth explodes the family unit, driving them apart. Brave and brilliant, steeped in affection, Love After Love asks us to consider what happens at the very brink of human forgiveness, and offers hope to anyone who has loved and lost and has yet to find their way back.

Additional information

Weight 0.553 kg
Dimensions 29 × 135 × 216 mm
Page Count 416