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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Tinder Press (28 February 2013)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0755358783
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0755358786
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 16.2 x 3.2 x 24 cm
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The Riordans will stay in your mind long after you finish this book. They're funny, infuriating and impossible not to love. They feel like family ― Irish Times

My favourite kind of novel: big-hearted, psychologically complex and utterly gripping -- Maria Semple, author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Unputdownable -- Joanna Briscoe, Guardian

Instantly appealing...magical ― Daily Telegraph

Masterful...holds you on an exquisite knife-edge ― Marie Claire

An author at the top of her game ― Sunday Express

O'Farrell's language is lissom, airborne, mostly seamless, her characters flawed, contradictory, aggravating and instantly knowable. This is a deceptively easy, effortlessly true-feeling novel; a total delight ― Metro

A quite wonderful novel...at once enthralling, page turning and atmospheric ― Irish Examiner

About the Author

Maggie O`Farrell is the author of five novels, AFTER YOU`D GONE, MY LOVER`S LOVER, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US, which won a Somerset Maugham Award, THE VANISHING ACT OF ESME LENNOX, and THE HAND THAT FIRST HELD MINE, which won the 2010 Costa Novel Award. She lives in Edinburgh.

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