One Star Awake (Paperback)Andrew Meehan (author)
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Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2018
A young woman comes to in the Paris restaurant in which she apparently works she has survived some kind of trauma, but her memories haven't. Something tells her there has been a reprieve.
Yet when she crosses paths with a mysterious man called Eagleback, she becomes convinced that he holds the key to her identity. Over the course of a hot, sticky summer, she covertly pursues Eagleback while re-learning how to live. Then she must decide if she is ready to solve the emotional puzzle of her life so far.
One Star Awake is a stunningly inventive novel, a thrilling work of art by turns heartbreaking and hilarious, witty and urgently poetic. This is a fractured fairy tale a funny and touching testament to the highs and lows of self-discovery and love found in unlikely places.
Publisher: New Island Books
Number of pages: 280
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm