Learning To Swim
- Author Clare Chambers
- Narrator Antonia Beamish
- Publisher Random House
- Run Time 12 hours and 47 minutes
- Format Audio
- Genre Modern and contemporary fiction.
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What to expect
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From the highly-acclaimed author of SMALL PLEASURES – longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021
Abigail Jex never expected to see any of the Radley household again.
The Radley’s were extraordinary, captivating creatures transplanted from a bohemian corner of North London to outer suburbia, and the young Abigail found herself drawn into their magic circle: the eccentric Frances, her new best friend; Frances’ mother, the liberated, headstrong Lexi; and of course the brilliant, beautiful Rad.
Abigail thought she’d banished the ghost of her life with them and the catastrophe that ended it, but thirteen years later a chance encounter forces her to acknowledge that the spell is far from broken…
Praise for Clare Chambers:
‘Modern, intelligently observed and highly original’ Daily Mail
‘This delicious novel is a joy from beginning to end – a perfect novel’ Lisa Jewell
‘Charming – A funny and moving story with a great deal of style’ Sunday Telegraph
‘A spirited account of growing up and falling in love’ Good Housekeeping
‘An intelligent and escapist read – well written, and very funny’ Daily Express
© Clare Chambers 1998 (P) Penguin Audio 2021