The Partridge and the Pelican
Rachel Crowther (Clare, 1983)
In the summer of 1983, Olivia and Eve find a baby abandoned in a phone box.
The girls are 19, on holiday by the sea with their friend James. The events of that summer cast a long shadow as their lives unfold through careers, marriages and motherhood. When they meet again 25 years later, the baby in the phone box returns to haunt them and they are forced to confront the truths that have remained hidden for so long.
The Partridge and the Pelican explores the complexities of motherhood, the power of secrets and the enduring ties of friendship. For more on this book visit the author's website.
Publication date: 11 April 2011
Added: 23 March 2011
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