Young Women

Jessica Moor

£14.99

A vivid, bold and compelling new novel of female friendship and what it means to be a young woman after MeToo, from one of the most arresting, exciting young novelists writing today.

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One of the most exciting new voices of the decade’ Erin Kelly

‘Ambitious and arresting’ Beth Underdown

‘Utterly engrossing’ Louise Nealon

Brilliantly written… compelling‘ Kate Sawyer

‘Painfully real’ Hanna Jameson

‘A visceral slice of female friendship’ Stylist

Everyone’s got that history, I guess. Everyone’s got a story.

When Emily meets enigmatic and dazzling actress Tamsin, her life changes. Drawn into Tamsin’s world of Soho living, boozy dinners, and cocktails at impossibly expensive bars, Emily’s life shifts from black and white to technicolour and the two women become inseparable.

Tamsin is the friend Emily has always longed for; beautiful, fun, intelligent and mysterious and soon Emily is neglecting her previous life – her work assisting vulnerable women, her old friend Lucy – to bask in her glow. But when a bombshell news article about a decades-old sexual assault case breaks, Emily realises that Tamsin has been hiding a secret about her own past. A secret that threatens to unravel everything . . .

Young Women is a razor sharp novel that slices to the heart of our most important relationships, and asks how complicit we all are in this world built for men.

Praise for Jessica Moor

‘Afabulousnew writer‘ Richard Osman

Compelling, tense and pacy read’ The Observer, 10 Best Debut Novelists of 2020

‘Powerful and chilling, an important story, well told’ Guardian

‘Vastly impressive . . . Deeply affecting and superbly told, it demands to be read’Daily Mail

‘Jessica Moor is a new young writer I believe in’ Jeanette Winterson

‘Tense, beautiful and lyrical. Everyone should read this book‘ Sara Collins

‘Made me rage and weep and understand a little better. A powerful book telling stories that need to be heard‘ Rosamund Lupton

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