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Start Reading Laura Barnett’s The Versions of Us

The Versions of Us is out now in paperback, ebook and audio

We take a sneak peek at Laura Barnett’s much-anticipated debut novel The Versions of Us,  an enthralling exploration of the moments when our lives might have turned out differently. The Versions of Us is out now in paperback, eBook and audio.

Some moments can change your life for ever. Have you ever wondered, what if…?

A man is walking down a country lane. A woman, cycling towards him, swerves to avoid a dog. On that moment, their future hinges.

There are three possible outcomes, three small decisions that could determine the rest of their life.

Eva and Jim are nineteen and students at Cambridge when their paths first cross in 1958. The Versions of Us follows the three different courses their lives could take following this first meeting.

The Versions of Us is out in paperback, eBook and audio.

Laura Barnett

Laura Barnett is a writer, journalist and theatre critic. She has been on staff at the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph, and is now a freelance arts journalist and features writer, working for the Guardian, the Observer and Time Out, as well as several other national newspapers and magazines.

Laura was born in 1982 in south London, where she now lives with her husband. She studied Spanish and Italian at Cambridge University, and newspaper journalism at City University, London. Her first non-fiction book, Advice from the Players – a compendium of advice for actors – is published by Nick Hern Books. Laura has previously published short stories, for which she has won several awards. The Versions of Us is her first novel.