The Mother

Yvvette Edwards

Today, Marcia is heading to the Old Bailey. She's going there to do something no mother should ever have to do: to attend the trial of the boy accused of her son's murder. 

She's not meant to be that woman; Ryan, her son, wasn't that kind of boy. But Tyson Manley isthat kind of a boy and, as his trial unfolds, it becomes clear that it's his girlfriend Sweetie who has the answers Marcia so badly needs and who can - perhaps - offer Marcia some kind of hope for the future. But Sweetie is as scared of Tyson as Ryan should have been and, as Marcia's learned the hard way, nothing's certain. Not any more.

Somehow I am stronger. Where it has come from exactly I cannot say, but it is to do with hope, it is to do with light...

Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781447294542
Published: 09/02/2017

Yvvette Edwards

Yvvette Edwards

Yvvette Edwards lives in London. Her first novel, A Cupboard Full of Coats, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. The Mother is her second novel.

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