Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
The Pulitzer Prize-winning and twice Booker-longlisted author Elizabeth Strout returns to her beloved heroine Lucy Barton in Oh William!
Lucy Barton is a successful writer living in New York, navigating the second half of her life as a recent widow and parent to two adult daughters. A surprise encounter leads her to reconnect with William, her first husband and intermittent friend and confidant. Recalling their college years, the birth of their daughters, the painful dissolution of their marriage and the lives they built with other people, Strout weaves a portrait of a tender and complex decades-long partnership.
‘A superbly gifted storyteller and a craftswoman in a league of her own’ Hilary Mantel