A gripping story about race, money and motherhood that asks: what would you sacrifice for a new life? 'A firecracker of a novel' - Madeline Miller * 'Intelligent, thought-provoking, slyly satirical' - Sunday Times * 'About everything a book should be about: race and class, power and inequality - and it's dark and funny' - Joanna Cannon * 'An unsettling, unputdownable read' - Elle * 'Ramos has crafted a real page-turner' - The Times
Ambitious businesswoman Mae Yu runs Golden Oaks - a luxury retreat transforming the fertility industry. There, women get the very best of everything: organic meals, fitness trainers, daily massages and big money. Provided they dedicate themselves to producing the perfect baby. For someone else.
Jane is a young immigrant in search of a better future. Stuck living in a cramped dorm with her baby daughter and her shrewd aunt Ate, she sees an unmissable chance to change her life. But at what cost?
Chosen as a book of the summer by the Guardian, Telegraph, Evening Standard and Cosmopolitan