The House We Grew Up In
Listen to a sample
What to expect
Brought to you by Penguin.
From #1 bestselling author Lisa Jewell, author of The Family Upstairs, Watching You and Then She Was Gone
AN UNFORGETTABLE STORY ABOUT
A FAMILY WITH A TERRIBLE SECRET
When a tragedy breaks a family apart, what can bring it back together?
The Birds seem to be the perfect family: mother, father, four children, a picture-book cottage in the country.
But one Easter weekend, something happens – something so unexpected, so devastating, that no-one can bring themselves to talk about it.
The family shatters, seemingly for good.
Until, years later, they are forced to return to the house they grew up in, and to confront what really broke the family apart…
© Lisa Jewell 2013 (P) Penguin Audio 2020
Clever, intelligent and believable on a subject few of us really understand. Lorrie is one of the most vivid – and complex – characters I’ve read in years. Wonderful.Jojo Moyes
Simply stunning.Daily Mail
Poignant, heart-wrenching & beautifully told, the author’s best tale yet.The Sun
Compelling… possibly the author’s best yet… An intensely moving study of grief and family relationships, this is also a fantastically gripping story with a couple of powerful shocks.Hello!
Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up to get tailored content recommendations, product updates and info on new releases. Your data is your own: we commit to protect your data and respect your privacy.