Elisa Segrave

Sweet Fiction

The Distance Between Us

By

Review 373pp £14.99 order from our bookshop

THE DISTANCE BEWEEN US is a love story, and also the story of two f a d e s , one of Scottish-Italian descent of three generations, the other just a single mother and her son. The families live thousands of miles apart. By the end, two of their members have fallen in love. I raced greedily through my first reading as though gorging on a box of chocolates. Then, sated, I felt somewhat ashamed. Had it really been that gripping?

Follow Literary Review on Twitter

  • Last Tweets

    • sorry I can’t spell fluttering. I was agitated.,
    • Probably try and get an announcement out later, for all these male writers who think of fluttering inner muscle sheaths...,
    • He felt the muscles far inside her flutteriung around him,
    • Next week sees return, and we've got discounted tickets on offer, right here: ,
    • We're rarely topical - tricky as a monthly magazine - but we've an article this month all about Laurence Binyon, po… ,
    • "We will remember them" - who wrote those words, and why have them become our terms of memorial? ,
    • RT : Wow. We're over the moon with this stunning piece on My Cat Yugoslavia, 'a truly extraordinary novel.'… ,