Out Of The Picture

Out Of The Picture

3.48 (82 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Quite unlike her fair stepsisters, Lizzie is dark and secretive: 'Just like your father' says her mother. But what was her father like? Photos of him are hidden away; snatches of overheard conversation between her mother and her stepfather deepen the mystery. Only her best friend Savannah - also abandoned by her father when she was a baby - knows what it feels like to wonder, to try and piece together an earlier story. But when events propel Lizzie alone to London she stops wondering and starts searching...

Beautifully evoking the ache of childhood loss, the scrappy joys of chaotic families, and the hurt and relief of understanding, OUT OF THE PICTURE reveals Polly Samson's talent for laying bare the uncomfortable truths that lie just under the skin - in every family, in every secret.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 205 x 134 x 17mm | 182g
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1844088065
  • 9781844088065
  • 766,811

Review quote

"A finely crafted diversion." --"Publisher Weekly"
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About Polly Samson

Polly Samson has worked in publishing and as a journalist. This is her first novel. She is married with three young sons.
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Rating details

82 ratings
3.48 out of 5 stars
5 23% (19)
4 27% (22)
3 32% (26)
2 11% (9)
1 7% (6)
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