Oh, Sister : The powerful new novel from the author of Another Life


Author: Chapman, Jodie Published 13/04/2023 | Hardback
164 x 241 x 35 | 554g

ISBN: 9780241456958 Category:

THE STUNNING NEW NOVEL FROM AUTHOR OF BBC2 BETWEEN THE COVERS PICK, ANOTHER LIFEThree women. Three lives. One chance to find themselves . . .

‘The characters are brought to life in a way that will leave you rooting for them. A touching tale about female friendship [and] finding strength when you need it most’ GRAZIA’Distinct and so movingly told that as a reader you really root for them to thrive’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING’Brilliant. A powerful eye-opening read that will spark discussion – a perfect book-club pick’ PRIMA ‘BOOK OF THE MONTH’Meet Isobel, Jen and Zelda.

Three women whose bodies and minds are not their own.

They belong to the Church.

Life and death decisions are taken by others on their behalf.

Who they might marry.

Whether they start a family.

Isobel and Jen know nothing of the world.

But when Isobel’s husband leaves her and Jen challenges those in charge, the Church turns its back on them.

Zelda – never one for doing what is expected – dares to find hope on the outside.

Meet Isobel, Jen and Zelda.

Three women desperate to find a life to call their own . . .

This is a novel about what it is like to live inside a prison of the mind and how to break out of it – if you can.

Praise for Jodie Chapman:’Beautifully written…I couldn’t put it down’ EMMA GANNON’An astounding debut about sibling grief, religion and sliding doors love’ PANDORA SYKES’Deep, rich, thoughtful’ GILLIAN MCALLISTER’This beautiful tale of love, loss and sacrifice will break your heart . . . With echoes of David Nicholls’ One Day and Sally Rooney’s novels, it perfectly captures the agony of falling in love and the razor-sharp reality of pain and loss’ DAILY MAIL

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