The Accidental Tourist (Paperback)Anne Tyler (author)
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Discover a beautiful story of what it is to be human from Pulitzer prize-winning Sunday Times bestselling Anne Tyler
How does a man addicted to routine - a man who flosses his teeth before love-making - cope with the chaos of everyday life?
With the loss of his son, the departure of his wife and the arrival of Muriel, a dog trainer from the Meow-Bow dog clinic, Macon's attempts at ordinary life are tragically and comically undone.
**ANNE TYLER HAS SOLD OVER 1 MILLION BOOKS WORLDWIDE**
'One of my favourite authors ' Liane Moriarty
'She spins gold' Elizabeth Buchan
'Anne Tyler has no peer' Anita Shreve
'A masterly author' Sebastian Faulks
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
Brilliant, funny, sad and sensitive * Independent on Sunday *
Anne Tyler gets better with every book, and this one is a triumph - funny, profound, sad and ultimately reassuring * Sunday Telegraph *
Warmly entertaining and sharply organised against cuteness or mush * Guardian *
The Accidental Tourist is one of Anne Tyler's best books * New York Times *
A beautiful, incandescent, heartbreaking, exhilarating book... The Accidental Tourist cuts so close to the bone that it leaves one aching with pleasure and pain. Words fail me: one cannot reasonably expect fiction to be much better than this * Washington Post *
Everything this author writes is shot through with intelligent insight, humour and humanity * Daily Mail *
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