Three things about Elsie - Joanna Cannon

Jacket Image
Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9780008196943
Published:
26 Jul 2018
Publisher:
The Borough Press
Dimensions:
464 pages: 198 x 129 x 29mm

The Sunday Times Bestseller

'Lovely, lovely, lovely. Sue Townsend meets Kate Atkinson meets Nina Stibbe' MARIAN KEYES

'Powerful and profound' Guardian

'Another sure-fire hit' Daily Mail

'Funny, melancholy, acutely observant' Sunday Express

84-year-old Florence has fallen in her flat at Cherry Tree Home for the Elderly. As she waits to be rescued, she considers the charming new resident who looks exactly like a man she once knew - a man who died sixty years ago. His arrival has stirred distant memories she and Elsie thought they'd laid to rest. Lying prone in the front room, Florence wonders if a terrible secret from her past is about to come to light .

Joanna Cannon graduated from Leicester Medical School and worked as a hospital doctor, before specialising in psychiatry. Her most recent novel Three Things About Elsie was published in 2018 and was a top ten hardback bestseller and her first novel The Trouble with Goats and Sheep was a top ten bestseller in both hardback and paperback and was a Richard and Judy pick She lives in the Peak District with her family and her dog.