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Episode 5

The new novel by Jessie Burton, the bestselling author of The Miniaturist, follows Rose - adrift in her 30s - as she unpicks the mystery of her mother's disappearance years before.

The new novel by Jessie Burton, the bestselling author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.

Rose Simmons is adrift in her mid-thirties and still trying to decide what to do with her life. Her own mother disappeared when she was a baby and she's never known the truth of what happened to her.

When she learns that the last person to see her was Constance Holden, a reclusive novelist who withdrew from public life at the peak of her fame, Rose is drawn to the door of Connie's imposing house in search of a confession . . .

Read by Rachel Shelley and Katherine Press
Abridged by Eileen Horne
Produced by Mair Bosworth

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14 minutes

Last on

Fri 11 Oct 2019 22:45

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