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The Son-in-Law

The Son-in-Law

Author(s): Charity Norman

Location(s): York, Yorkshire

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



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On a sharp winter’s morning, a man turns his back on prison. Joseph Scott has served his term. He’s lost almost everything: his career as a teacher, his wife, the future he’d envisaged. All he has left are his three children but he is not allowed anywhere near them. This is the story of Joseph, who killed his wife, Zoe. Of their three children who witnessed the event. Of Zoe’s parents, Hannah and Frederick, who are bringing up the children and can’t forgive or understand Joseph. They slowly adjust to life without Zoe, until the day Joseph is released from prison…

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A morally complex story of family dynamics, set in York. Rivetting read from this author who wrote After the Fall, which I also recommend – tina geary –

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