Acclaimed author Tessa Hadley was longlisted for the Guardian first book award for her novel Accidents in the Home. In The London Train, Paul leaves his family to search for Pia, his daughter from his first marriage. He finds her pregnant and living in less than ideal conditions-but with an outlook on life that's strangely compelling. Paul decides to start a new life and joins Pia in London. But he doesn't know that a chance encounter with a desperate woman will change his destiny.