AN OBSERVER BEST DEBUT NOVELIST OF 2021
‘Seductive . . . Gorgeous’ The Times
‘Gives voice to one of fiction’s most conspicuously absent women’ i
Word has come. King Lear is dead. His three daughters too, broken in battle. But someone has survived: Lear’s queen.
Though her grief and rage threaten to crack the earth open, she knows she must seek answers. Why was she exiled? What has happened to Kent, her oldest friend? And what will become of her now? To find peace she must reckon with her past and make a terrible choice – one upon which her destiny rests.