|Book Title||Mr. Chartwell|
It’s July 1964. In bed at home in Kent, Winston Churchill iswaking up. There’s a visitor in the room, someone he hasn’tseen for a while, a dark, mute bulk, watching him with torturedconcentration. It’s Mr. Chartwell.
In her terraced house in Battersea, Esther Hammerhans,young, vulnerable and alone, goes to answer the door to hernew lodger. Through the glass she sees a vast silhouette the sizeof a mattress. It’s Mr. Chartwell.
Mr. Chartwell is a huge, black dog.
Mr. Chartwell is charismatic and dangerously seductive.Can Esther and Winston Churchill withstand his strange, powerfulcharms and strong hold as their lives are slowly drawntogether? In this utterly original, moving, funny and exuberantnovel, Rebecca Hunt explores how two unlikely lives collideas Mr. Chartwell’s motives are revealed to be far darker anddeeper than they seem.