US Title: The Perfect Happiness
Happily married with two small children and a circle of devoted friends, Angelica knows she should be grateful. But then she meets a charismatic South African who flirts with her and makes her feel beautiful. What starts as a long distance friendship grows into something deeper and soon she longs for his emails.
From the glamorous streets of London to the lush vineyards of South Africa, Angelica chases a dream that risks the very things she holds dear. Yet, the dream is flawed and a moment of savage violence flings her and Jack together only to rip them apart. With life refined down to its bare essence, Angelica learns that what fate takes with one hand, it gives with the other…
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Bittersweet and thought-provoking, The Affair is essentially escapist chick-lit, but brilliantly written and surprisingly sophisticated.
News of the World Full Review
When Angelica visits South Africa . . . the writing begins to sing. Landscapes are this author's forte and her descriptions of the jasmine-scented air at Jack's vineyard outside Cape Town are accomplished and poetic.
The Daily Telegraph Full Review