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My policeman

By: Roberts, Bethan

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0099555255 / 9780099555254
Paperback
02/08/2012
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United Kingdom
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20 cm 342 p.
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Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus.

An exquisitely told tragic tale of thwarted love, My Policeman is soon to be adapted into film by Amazon Prime starring Harry Styles and Emma Corrin. It is in 1950s' Brighton that Marion first catches sight of Tom.

He teaches her to swim in the shadow of the pier and Marion is smitten - determined her love will be enough for them both. A few years later in Brighton Museum Patrick meets Tom.

Patrick is besotted with Tom and opens his eyes to a glamorous, sophisticated new world. Tom is their policeman, and in this age it is safer for him to marry Marion.

The two lovers must share him, until one of them breaks and three lives are destroyed. 'I loved it. Devoured it! A wonderful read. Tense, romantic, smart; a beautiful portrait of a seaside town poised at an exact moment in history, with people trapped by laws and mores' Russell T.

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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