The Forgotten

Pages: 336
Imprint: Point Blank

The Forgotten

Mary Chamberlain

How do you rebuild a life from the ashes of despair?


 
Hardback
9781786079077 (2 Sep 2021)
RRP £14.99

The Book

London 1958. Twenty-six-year-old Betty Fisher is one of the first to join the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and attend its inaugural meeting, where she meets John Harris. Posted to Berlin towards the end of the war, John has been left traumatised by his experiences in Germany. And, as his initial admiration for Betty shifts into an overwhelming need to protect her, he is plagued by flashbacks and fantasies. John's increasing fragility brings to the surface Betty's own memories. And soon her past, too, begins to unravel…     

Additional Information

Pages 336
Imprint Point Blank

 

About the Author

Mary Chamberlain is a novelist and historian. Her debut novel, The Dressmaker of Dachau, was published in 18 countries. She is the author of non-fiction books on women's history and Caribbean history, including Fenwomen, the first book published by Virago Press. She lives in London with her husband, the political theorist Stein Ringen. 

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