You Left Early: A True Story of Love and Alcohol
- Publisher: Harper Collins
- ISBN: 9780008265205
- Availability: In Stock
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A True Story of Love and Alcohol
By Louisa Young
‘Extraordinarily powerful’ Emma Thompson
There are a million love stories, and a million stories of addiction. This one is transcendent.
Louisa Young met Robert Lockhart when they were both 17. Their stop-start romance lasted decades, in which time he became a celebrated composer and she, an acclaimed novelist.
This is both a compelling portrait of a lifelong love affair, and an incredibly affecting guide to how the partner of a 'charismatic, infuriating, adorable, self-sabotaging’ alcoholic can find the strength to survive when the disease rips both their lives apart.