by Anna Hope


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?

The most razor-sharp and heartbreaking novel of the year, Expectation is a novel about finding your way: as a mother, a daughter, a wife, a rebel. For fans of Sally Rooney, Diana Evans, Dolly Alderton, Elizabeth Day and Fleabag.

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Format: Paperback
Page Count: 9781784162801
Imprint: Black Swan
Published: May 2020
ISBN: 9781784162801

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