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A taut, powerful novel about a nanny who abducts the young child she looks after

How does it feel to come home from work one evening and find your two-year-old son gone? How does it feel to steal another woman's child? To take a boy from his mother, and try to make him yours, make things right? This compelling, tense psychological drama is the story of two women, Nula and Maggie, joined by old family history and love for the same little boy. Perfect for fans of Maggie O'Farrell, Rose Tremain, Ian McEwan, and Rachel Cusk.

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A taut, powerful novel about a nanny who abducts the young child she looks after.
     How does it feel to come home from work one evening and find your two-year-old son gone? How does it feel to steal another woman's child? To take a boy from his mother, and try to make him yours, make things right? This is the story of two women, Nula and Maggie, joined by old family history and love for the same little boy.

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How does it feel to come home from work one evening and find your two-year-old son gone? How does it feel to steal another woman's child? To take a boy from his mother, and try to make him yours, make things right? This is the story of two women, Nula and Maggie, joined by old family history and love for the same little boy.

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Book Description Random House UK. Book Condition: New. Nula, struggling with her new baby and feeling alone in her marriage, employs her cousin Maggie as a nanny when she returns to work. But it's not long before Nula finds herself threatened by Maggie's close bond with her son, Samuel. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 25. Weight in Grams: 226. . 2015. Reprint. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099555261

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