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Instructions for a Heatwave Paperback – 10 September 2013

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Tinder Press; 1st edition (10 September 2013)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0755358791
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0755358793
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13 x 2.3 x 19.6 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

Unputdownable

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

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