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There’s something about this book that breaks down the wall of fiction and leaves the reader feeling viscerally overwhelmed by what they‘ve just read.
Secrets and Lies is a classic Mike Leigh film, made in his hallmark style with much improvisation by the actors who did not know how the plot would unfold as they began filming. And it works brilliantly.
Sophie started life as Joan Adeney Easdale, a teenage poet whose work was published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. Joan wrote plays for the BBC, married a scientist and had three children. She had a rich creative life and close friendships, including the writer Naomi Mitchison.