A narrative about two women at different times, both punished and imprisoned. Jenny is in a solitary cell and reflects upon the love affair that has shaped her destiny. Peggy, in the 18th century, stole a peacock to give the feathers to her baby son. For this she is transported to Australia.
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'Brilliant .. seductive and assured' -- Nick Hornby, Sunday Times
'Glaister is particularly good at evoking the all-pervading unease of people who want to forget their ill deeds but can't' -- Times Literary Supplement
'Glaister's novels always appear to be as effortless for her to write as they are for us to read' -- The Times
'Glaister's rounded gift is to show life as it really is' -- Independent on Sunday
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