Linda Grant’s brilliant understanding of the innocence and idealism of the 1960s generation who have grown into uncomfortable middle-age made her the perfect novelist for Channel 4’s news last night.
Her new novel, We Had It So Good perfectly captures the emotional pulse of the country – then and today. It tells many truths, from the fragility of our dreams to how little we know of our parents until it is too late. It’s already hailed as ‘blisteringly good’ (Red) and ‘A must read for fans of intelligent fiction’ (Elle).
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