Tragedy behind UK 'dirty secret'
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 @ 01:43
Sarah Meyrick on The Other Hand by
WHEN The Other Hand was first published in hardback in
2008, it sold only 3000 copies. Eighteen months later - despite
little marketing - it had shot up the Sunday Times and
New York Times bestseller lists, and at least 300,000
paperback copies had flown off the shelves. It is currently being
made into a film starring Nicole Kidman.
Readers, it seemed, couldn't get enough of the novel, and were
happy to ignore the occasionally waspish critics, and ...
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