Small Pleasures

by Clare Chambers

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    Fiction

    Paperback

    9781474613903

    Published April 2021

    1957, the suburbs of South East London.

    Jean Swinney is a journalist on a local paper, trapped in a life of duty and disappointment from which there is no likelihood of escape. When a young woman, Gretchen Tilbury, contacts the paper to claim that her daughter is the result of a virgin birth, it is down to Jean to discover whether she is a miracle or a fraud. As the investigation turns her quiet life inside out, Jean is suddenly given an unexpected chance at friendship, love and – possibly – happiness.

    But there will, inevitably, be a price to pay.

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