'In this horribly believable account of a damaged childhood, Janet's resilience rescues us.' -- GUARDIAN
'Millar creates a child's all-seeing, all-accepting world view...and brings vividly before you the lives of people who have lost the will to change.' -- TIMES
'Millar's great achievement is that by the end of the book you care about every character in it...Millar's other great talent is for depicting childhood exactly as it is.' -- TES
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About the Author
Eloise Millar was born in Oxford and studied English at Cambridge University. She is currently at work on her second novel, for which she won an Arts Council grant, and which is set in seventeenth-century London.