This is the story about Lisa Bramble. It starts when she is a child and will probably end when she reaches the elder stage and dies.
She lives with her mother Armeleia, who struggles with an undefined mental disorder.
Armeleia Bramble, her mother
Alma Falkner, her best friend
Zoe Patel, Armeleia's on/off girlfriend
Hanna, a school friend
and others as they are added to the story