by Ingrid Persaud - £8.99 Faber & Faber (2021)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780571356225 | ISBN 10: 0571356222
*WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2020*
*LONGLISTED FOR THE OCM BOCAS PRIZE*
Meet the Ramdin-Chetan family: forged through loneliness, broken by secrets, saved by love.
Irrepressible Betty Ramdin, her shy son Solo and their marvellous lodger, Mr Chetan, form an unconventional household. Happy in their differences, they build a home together. Home: the place keeping these three safe from an increasingly dangerous world – until the night when a glass of rum, a heart to heart and a terrible truth explodes the family unit, driving them apart.
Brave and brilliant, steeped in affection, Love After Love offers hope to anyone who has loved and lost and has yet to find their way back.
(Price & availability last checked: October 2021)