The New Life by Tom Crewe (HC)
*Brand new but on sale because the book jacket is missing.
London, 1894. After a lifetime navigating his desires, John, married to Catherine, has met Frank. Meanwhile Henry's wife Edith has fallen for Angelica.
A shared vision for the future brings John and Henry together to write a revolutionary book in defiance of convention and the law.
Their daring book threatens to throw John and Henry, and all those around them, into danger. How far should they go to win personal freedoms? And how high a price are they willing to pay for a new way of living?
"Enthralling . . . I'm confident I have read one of the most beautifully crafted, lavishly imagined novels of 2023." - Sunday Times
"Electrifying." - Anne Enright
"Filled with nuance and tenderness . . . charting the lives of men and women who inspired not only political progress but an entire new way of living and loving." - Colm Tóibín
Publisher: Chatto & Windus