Past Caring

Past Caring

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How does it feel to discover you have lived before - in another time and place - and been born again?Little Zoe Fox is only three, but she is sure she used to live in a different house, in another part of town, with another mother and father... Dinah, her present day mother, won't countenance such nonsense, even when an old lady from that `other part of town' takes Zoe under her wing. In fact, it suits Dinah down to the ground to leave her daughter in Caddy Dutton's care sometimes - after all, to what harm can she come?Witty, dramatic and audacious, Past Caring is a bewitching and intriguing tale of reincarnation and familial love, which explores the true nature of identity, and the bizarre quirks of fate which make us what we more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16mm | 201g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Flamingo
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0006548105
  • 9780006548102
  • 1,407,755

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`Past Caring is a perceptive novel by a writer who skilfully blends the everyday with the fantastic. Zoe Fox's struggle to fight free of the people who want to possess her is both poignant and believable.'Helen Dunmore`Suzannah Dunn writes in loaded and knowing prose, like a hip Edna O'Brien or Muriel Spark in a gymslip.'Glasgow Heraldshow more

About Suzannah Dunn

Suzannah Dunn is the author of nine previous books of fiction: `Darker Days Than Usual', `Blood Sugar', `Past Caring', `Quite Contrary', `Venus Flaring', `Tenterhooks', `Commencing Our Descent', `The Queen of Subtleties' and her most recent success `The Sixth Wife'. She lives in more

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17 ratings
3.64 out of 5 stars
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4 35% (6)
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2 18% (3)
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