Title Profile & Character Information

The Accidental

Annotation
From the author of "Hotel World"--shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize--comes an inventive and thought-provoking novel about a chance encounter that irrevocably changes a family's understanding of itself.

Awards
2005  Costa Book Awards

Characters
NameAmber
GenderFemale

NameSmart, Eve
GenderFemale
OccupationWriter
TraitsMarried
Mother

NameSmart, Michael
GenderMale
OccupationProfessor
TraitsMarried
Father

NameSmart, Astrid
GenderGirl

NameSmart, Magnus
GenderMale

GenreFiction
Psychological
Suspense
TopicsSummer
Chance meetings
Strangers
Lies
Accidents
SettingNorfolk, Enlgand
London, England