Author(s): Kit De Waal
There is a trick to time. You can make it expand or you can make it contract. You can make the most of what you have . . . 'Mona is a young Irish girl in the big city, with the thrill of a new job and a room of her own in a busy boarding house. On her first night out in 1970s Birmingham, she meets William, a charming Irish boy with an easy smile and an open face. They embark upon a passionate affair, a whirlwind marriage - before a sudden tragedy tears them apart.Decades later, Mona pieces together the memories of the years that separate them. But can she ever learn to love again?