A gripping and suspenseful novel about secrets, betrayal and the power of the past.
Clive and Martha have been together since they met at university; they have a young daughter, Eliza. Their marriage appears serene and content but when Eliza's adored new piano teacher turns out to be a woman from Clive and Martha's past, the enigmatic Eliot Fox, Clive becomes desperate to keep Eliot - and what she knows - away from his family.
About the Author
Olivia Glazebrook was born in 1976. She is a screenwriter, journalist, book and film reviewer, and Never Mind Miss Fox is her second novel. Her first, The Trouble With Alice, was published by Short Books in 2010.
Read Caroline Baum's Review
If you like Bunny boiler tales of wronged women and revenge, you might enjoy this. Clive and Martha have been together since university and have a young, precocious daughter called Eliza who becomes overly fond of her new piano teacher. Trouble is, that piano teacher is a woman called Eliot Fox, who was also at university with Clive and Martha. What she knows has the potential to wreck everything. Building to a crescendo of tension, the novel explores themes of vengeance and marital honesty.
She has the ability, like Anita Shreve or Maggie O'Farrell, to scrutinise and describe complex family dynamics with forensic precision ... a compelling, disconcerting book which lingers long after in the memory -- Katie Waldegrave Spectator A beautifully composed story about seemingly casual cruelties which turn out to have unforgettable consequences Image Magazine An evocative and unsettling read, elegantly written Stylist The dynamics of the small family [are] mined for every gem. The portrayal of Eliza is quite brilliant ... This is a warm and fascinating portrayal of a modern family at a moment of crisis Daily Express
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 11th February 2014
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38