Descent charts the trajectory of a woman’s life and a couple’s relationship, framed by the Lockerbie air disaster and the attack on the Twin Towers. Her work as a psychiatric nurse drives her nuts but keeps her sane, in this tragic-comedy of everyday life.
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This compelling first novel charts the trajectory of a woman's life. While her husband's career takes off, her life narrows. This is her narrative, addressed to him trying to make sense of the forces, internal and external, which pull them apart.
From the Hardcover edition.About the Author:
Winner of the WH Smith Raw Talent Award 2002, Sabrina Broadbent studied at Goldsmiths College. She is an English teacher and has written extensively on the subject for students and teachers. She lives in North London with her two children and teaches at the local comprehensive.
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Book Description Vintage Books, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099464527