by Margaret Drabble
2 June 2022
1979. Three old Cambridge friends are brought together at a party to celebrate New Year's Eve and the end of a decade. Esther, Liz and Alix first met in Cambridge in the early Fifties, a time when their futures held glittering promise.
But with the dawn of the Thatcher era, everything changed. Now middle-aged, how will these confident women cope with the personal and professional challenges they will come to face?' A sublime example of Drabble's mastery in unravelling the intricacies of intimate relationships' - The Times