Faber & Faber - Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty (Extract 1 of 2)
Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty (Extract 1 of 2)
Sometimes you find yourself in the wrong place, at the wrong time, with the wrong person ... Louise Doughty’s seventh novel Apple Tree Yard tells the story of a woman who makes one rash choice that ends up putting her on trial at the Old Bailey for the most serious of crimes. But what is that choice, and what has a place on the map in central London called ‘Apple Tree Yard’ got to do with it? Here's the author reading the first of two extracts.