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The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life

The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life

Author(s): William Nicholson

Location(s): Lewes

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2000

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This is the first book in a loose trilogy and is set over 10 days in 2000. Laura is content enough with her marriage, two children and part-time job. That is, until a lover from her past comes back into her life. Suddenly passion and excitement are rekindled, and she realises how stagnant her life has become. But how much happiness has she a right to expect? Unknown to Laura, many others in her Sussex village are living with their own unresolved inner dramas. None of them guesses at her crisis. Yet every decision they take has an impact on those around them. The hidden longings of a large cast of characters interweave in a gripping plot that reveals ordinary life at its richest : comic and tragic, poignant and cruel, surprising and moving – and brilliantly entertaining.

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‘Utterly captures the sense of quiet desperation of ordinary lives, the huge emotional vulnerability of having children and the ways in which life turns on a sixpence.’ Kate Mosse.

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