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Margaret Foster - How To Measure a Cow (Options Available)

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Tara Fraser has a secret.

Desperate to escape herself and her past, she changes her name, packs up her London home and moves to a town in the North of England where she knows no one.

But one of her new neighbours, Nancy, is intrigued by her. And as hard as Tara tries to distance herself, she starts to drop her guard.

Then a letter arrives. An old friend wants to meet up. Struggling to keep her old life at bay, Tara soon discovers the dangers of fighting the past.

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  • Option 1 : Paperback
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Good
  • Category : Fiction - Modern Mainstream Fiction
  • Published : 2016 (Vintage)
  • ISBN : 9781874702304
  • SKU : B002139-1
  • PPC : LL300gm
  • RRP : £8.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
  • Option 2 : Hardback
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : As New
  • Category : Fiction - Modern Mainstream Fiction
  • Published : 2016 (Chatto & Windus - 1st Edition, 1st Printing)
  • ISBN : 9781784740665
  • SKU : B002139-2
  • PPC : SP500gm
  • RRP : £16.99 (Unclipped)
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"Compelling . . . taut and suspenseful" - The Guardian.

"Brilliantly drawn . . . Atmosphere and characters linger long after the novel ends" - Sunday Times.

"Deft, intriguing and gripping. Forster never disappoints." - Kate Williams, Woman & Home.

The Author

Margaret Forster was educated at the Carlisle and County High School for Girls. From here she won an Open Scholarship to Somerville College, Oxford where in 1960 she was awarded an honours degree in History.

From 1963 Margaret Forster worked as a novelist, biographer and freelance literary critic, contributing regularly to book programmes on television, to Radio 4 and various newspapers and magazines.

Forster was married to the writer, journalist and broadcaster Hunter Davies. They lived in London. and in the Lake District. They had three children, Caitlin, Jake and Flora.