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    • Publication date:07 Mar 2019

The Frank Business

By Olivia Glazebrook

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A novel about family, love and other battlefields

'A talented, witty writer with a sharp eye for social observation' Daily Mail

After Frank drops down dead in Heathrow Arrivals on Christmas Eve, his estranged daughter Jem is called in to identify the body and is left wondering why he was travelling to London in the first place, the day before Christmas, with no bags or belongings - just his wallet, passport and car key.

But as Jem impulsively travels back to Frank's house in France - a house she hasn't been in since she was a child - she puts together the same realisation that Frank had, shortly before his death. Frank has a son, too, who he had never known about. Jem has a brother.

Frank has died of a congenital heart defect. A defect he may have passed onto his daughter - or onto his son. She must tell him, and she wants to meet her brother, but in attaining her own family, she will rip apart another.

Biographical Notes

Olivia Glazebrook was born in 1976 and brought up in Dorset. She studied English literature at University College London and has written as a journalist, screenwriter, film critic and book critic. Her previous novels include The Trouble With Alice and Never Mind Miss Fox. The Frank Business is her third novel. She lives in London.

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