Signs of Life (Paperback)
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Signs of Life (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 03/01/2013
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Ten years ago, Rachel had an affair. It left her life in pieces. Now, writing at her window, she tries to put those pieces together again. She has her memories, recollections of dreams, and her old yellow notebook. More than anything, she wants to be honest. Rachel knows that her memory is patchy and her notebook incomplete. But there is something else. Something terrible happened to her lover. Her account is hypnotic, delicate, disquieting and bold. But is she telling us the truth?

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330544481

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I devoured this book. The storyteller, Rachel, is recalling an obsessive affair and its disintegration but the details come slowly as she recovers enough to remember. I was so glad that I chose to read this over a... More

Hardback edition
14th February 2012
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Teresa Majury

“An Excellent, Edgy Debut”

Signs of Life by Anna Raverat is one of Waterstones' 11 for 2012, their list of highly recommended debut novels. Last year's picks included The Tiger's Wife (Orange Prizewinner) and Pigeon English (Man... More

Hardback edition
24th February 2012
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“Remarkable Debut”

Anna Raverat is a descendant of Gwendolen Raverat, a celebrated English artist and member of the Bloomsbury Group. Signs of Life is Anna's debut novel and has been chosen as a Waterstone's 11; their pick of... More

Hardback edition
19th February 2012
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