The London Train

Author(s): Tessa Hadley

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A compelling and beautifully written new novel from the acclaimed Tessa Hadley: A remarkable portrayal of a man and woman whose lives collide on the Cardiff to London train.


Paul lives in the Welsh countryside with his wife Elise and their two young children. One day he learns that his eldest daughter Pia, who was living with his ex-wife in London, has moved out from home and gone missing. He sets out in search of Pia. But the search for his daughter begins a period of unrest and indecision for Paul.


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Tessa Hadley is the author of three highly praised novels, Accidents in the Home, which was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, Everything Will Be All Right and The Master Bedroom and a collection of stories, Sunstroke. She lives in Cardiff and teaches literature and creative writing at Bath Spa University. Her stories appear regularly in The New Yorker, Granta and other magazines.

General Fields

  • : 9780099552260
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Vintage
  • : 0.368
  • : December 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tessa Hadley
  • : Paperback
  • : 3-Dec
  • : 823.92
  • : 336