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Doubleday, 2019 - Expectation (Philosophy) - 325 pages
"Hannah, Cate and Lissa are young, vibrant and inseparable. Living on the edge of a common in East London, their shared world is ablaze with art and activism, romance and revelry - and the promise of everything to come. They are electric. They are the best of friends. Ten years on, they are not where they hoped to be. Amidst flailing careers and faltering marriages, each hungers for what the others have. And each wrestles with the same question: what does it take to lead a meaningful life?"--Publisher description.

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User Review  - pgchuis - LibraryThing

This tells the entwined stories of Cate, Lissa and Hannah mainly from their time as students until their late thirties. I enjoyed it very much. The characters were easy to keep separate in one's mind ... Read full review

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User Review  - oddandbookish - LibraryThing

I received a copy of this book for free from the publisher (Harper Perennial) in exchange for an honest review. This was an incredibly fascinating novel. First off, this novel is a slow burn. The book ... Read full review

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About the author (2019)

ANNA HOPE studied at Oxford University and RADA. She is the internationally prizewinning and bestselling author of Wakeand The Ballroom. Her contemporary fiction debut, Expectation, explores themes of love, lust, motherhood, and feminism, while asking the greater question of what defines a generation. She lives in Sussex with her husband and young daughter.

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