Maria in the Moon (Paperback)
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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 30/09/2017
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`Like a cold spider, the memory stirred in my head and spun an icy web about my brain. Someone else crawled in. I remembered'

Thirty-on-year-old Catherine Hope has a great memory. But she can't remember everything. She can't remember her ninth year. She can't remember when her insomnia started. And she can't remember why everyone stopped calling her Catherine-Maria.

Dark, poignant and deeply moving, Maria in the Moon is an examination of the nature of memory and truth, and the defences we build to protect ourselves, when we can no longer hide...

'Quirky, darkly comic, but always heartfelt, this original and sad story has wonderful characters and will linger long in your memory' Sunday Mirror

`It is a brilliantly creative work of fiction' We Love this Book, The Bookseller

'Maria in the Moon is part psychological thriller, part love story and fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine will love it' Red Magazine

`Storytelling at its finest, Louise Beech is a beguiling wordsmith. Prepare to be hooked' Amanda Prowse

`Beautifully constructed, laugh-out-loud funny in places, achingly sad in others, I completely fell in love' John Marrs

`Some books seem to fly under the radar and catch you completely by surprise, which is exactly what Louise Beech's Maria in the Moon did. Brilliantly written and incredibly moving, Beech captures the nature of memory and truth with an honest poignancy' Culture Fly

Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 9781910633823
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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“Dark yet moving. Without doubt the best yet from a writer with a bright future”

Maria in the Moon is the third novel from Louise Beech and by far the best yet. A novel that will test your senses through to the very last page. A dark psychological thriller with complex and damaged characters. So... More

Paperback edition
17th September 2017
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TripFiction

“Many layered novel set in HULL 2007”

We have written before about the excellent writing and story-telling skills that Louise Beech offers her readers, often with quite a personal slant. This one is no exception. Being a Hull resident, she has had first... More

Paperback edition
24th September 2017
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“It is without doubt the skill of Louise’s prose that makes this a riveting experience.”

I leapt at the chance to participate in the Maria in the Moon blog tour. Louise Beech is an astounding author add into the mix this is an Orenda book so that guarantees in my mind that I will be in for a treat.

A... More

Paperback edition
9th September 2017
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