The Rearranged Life of Oona Lockhart (Paperback)Margarita Montimore (author)
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'With its countless epiphanies and surprises, Oona proves difficult to put down' USA Today
'By turns tragic and triumphant, heartbreakingly poignant and joyful, this is ultimately an uplifting and redemptive read' Guardian
OONA'S LIFE IS OUT OF ORDER
Brooklyn, 1982. Oona Lockhart is about to celebrate her 19th birthday and ring in the New Year. But at the stroke of midnight, she finds herself in her fifty-one-year-old body, thirty-two years into the future.
Every birthday, Oona leaps into a different year of her life at random. Still young on the inside, but ever changing on the outside, who will she be next year? Nineties Club Kid? World traveller? Wife to a man she's never met?
As the years pass, Oona must learn to navigate a life that's out of order . . . but is it broken?
Surprising, magical and poignant, Margarita Montimore's debut is an uplifting joyride through an ever-changing world that shows us what it means to truly live for now.
'A heartfelt novel' Kirkus
'Surprising and touching' Publishers Weekly
' A wonderful and exciting read about living in the moment' Woman's Way
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 28 mm
This witty, fantastical exploration of life's inevitable changes is surprising and touching * Publishers Weekly *
The author has faultless control over her complicated plot in this hugely enjoyable book and makes excellent use of the possibilities of its key concept * Morning Star *
Something truly lovely * Sci-Fi Now *
Must Read * Daily Express *
An enjoyable read! * SFX *
By turns tragic and triumphant, heartbreakingly poignant and joyful, this is ultimately an uplifting and redemptive read * The Guardian *
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“An original and light-hearted time travel story”
I enjoyed this book! I was intrigued from the start by the concept - Oona lives her life out of order. On her 19th birthday she wakes up in the body of her 50-something year old self. 19 on the inside, and 50+ on the... More
“Fun Time Travel Novel”
This was such a fun time travel book!
I really liked Oona and felt just as disorientated as she did every time she leapt from year to year. I would love to time travel, but if I was going to do it, it would have to... More
“A compelling, thought-provoking and quirky debut”
It’s New Years Eve and when the clock strikes midnight it will be 1983 and Oona Lockhart will turn nineteen. Surrounded by friends and the love of her life, Dale, she’s having an amazing night and feeling excited... More
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