The Country Life

Rachel Cusk
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Rachel Cusk's classic comic novel, in a beautiful new edition.

Stella Benson sets off for Hilltop, a tiny Sussex village housing a family that is somewhat larger than life. Her hopes for the Maddens may be high, but her station among them, as au pair to their irascible son Martin - is undeniably low. What could possibly have driven her to leave her home, job and life in London for such rural ignominy? Why has she severed all contact with her parents? Why is she so reluctant to talk about her past?

The Country Life, Rachel Cusk's third novel, is a rich and subtle story about embarrassment, awkwardness and being alone; about families, or the lack of them; and about love in some peculiar guises.

Author bio:

Rachel Cusk is the author of nine novels and three works of non-fiction, which have won and been shortlisted for numerous prizes. In 2015, Cusk's version of Medea was staged at the Almeida Theatre.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780571350919
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: July 2019
Page Extent: 352
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Fiction & related items

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