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Escape

Anna Fienberg

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438 pages
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Misdirection, illusion, locked doors and old secrets - these are the tools of the magician. What happens when theyre used to escape from real life?Rachel Lambert can escape from a Bohemian Torture Crib, but she cant leave her marriage. YoureMoreMisdirection, illusion, locked doors and old secrets - these are the tools of the magician. What happens when theyre used to escape from real life?Rachel Lambert can escape from a Bohemian Torture Crib, but she cant leave her marriage. Youre stuck, says the voice inside her head. And youll never get out.Her whole life shes tried to be a good girl - she considers others first and shes never missed a deadline. Now her familys doing a vanishing act, her book on magic is a year late to the publishers, and Rachels losing her grip on reality. Shes even taken to fantasising about Harry Houdini in the grocery aisle at the supermarket.Guido, her husband, is spending more and more time with his star pupil, Silvia, and her daughter, Clara, has run off to Italy, seeking independence and adventure. From Florence, Clara sends news like mysterious puzzle pieces, forming a disturbing picture of Guidos past and exploding her mothers illusions.Yet sometimes truth is the key to freedom - and possibly our salvation...Anna Fienbergs new novel is a wry and wrenchingly honest look at the pitfalls of motherhood and modern marriage - and one womans attempt to escape them.