The Promise of Happiness - Justin CartwrightBloomsbury, 2005, Paperback.
Condition: Near Fine.
From the cover: “Charles Judd meanders round his local Cornish beach, contemplating the turns’ his life has taken. At home, his wife Daphne struggles hopelessly with the latest fish recipe. Two of their children are keeping it all together — just. The third, Charles and Daphne’s prodigal daughter Juliet, is being released from prison in New York after a sentence for art theft. This is the day, on the face of it so ordinary, on which Justin Cartwright’s explosive novel opens, as all five members of the family try to come to terms with-the return of Juliet, and their deepest thoughts and darkest secrets are laid bare.”