Linda Grant’s brilliant understanding of the innocence and idealism of the 1960s generation who have grown into uncomfortable middle-age made her the perfect novelist for Channel 4’s news last night.
Her new novel, We Had It So Good perfectly captures the emotional pulse of the country – then and today. It tells many truths, from the fragility of our dreams to how little we know of our parents until it is too late. It's already hailed as `blisteringly good’ (Red) and ` A must read for fans of intelligent fiction’ (Elle). We Had it So Good is the first novel in our new Virago Book Club .
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