The Curious Charms Of Arthur Pepper (Paperback)Phaedra Patrick (author)
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'A charming, unforgettable story.' Harper's Bazaar
40 years of marriage.
8 golden charms.
One man's journey of discovery.
Having been married for over 40 years, 69-year-old Arthur Pepper is mourning the loss of his wife. On the anniversary of her death, he finally musters the courage to go through her possessions, and happens upon a charm bracelet that he has never seen before.
What follows is a surprising adventure that takes Arthur from London to Paris and India in an epic quest to find out the truth about his wife's secret life before they met, a journey that leads him to find healing, self-discovery, and love in the most unexpected of places.
Charming by name, charming by nature, this book is a balm for the soul and heart.' - The Sun
Readers have fallen in love with The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper:
'I enjoyed this lovely book so much. Recommended if you want to read a poignant, warm-hearted story'
'A lovely book and very well written with gentle humour and charm'
'A little gem of a book peppered with humour'
'Will leave you feeling warm and content by the end'
'Absolutely the best book I have read in a long time. The story was lovely'
'I truly loved every page! The most beautiful story that I've ever read!'
'A delightful read. I adored it'
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 23 mm
'A feel-good story with oodles of charm that had me rooting for Arthur all the way.' The Daily Mail
'Charming by name, charming by nature, this book is a balm for the soul and the heart.' The Sun
'With many poignant as well as laugh-out-loud moments, in the vein of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, this is a lovely feel-good read.' Compass
'We love this sweet story about self-discovery.' Take A Break
'As charming and witty as the title suggests.' My Weekly
'A gorgeous journey told through charms' Heat
'Eccentric, charming and wise, this will illuminate your heart' Nina George, author of The Little Paris Bookshop
'If you liked The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, you'll love this' Townswoman
Reading Groups are loving Arthur Pepper!
'A lovely tale with beautifully crafted characters, warmth, humour and poignancy. I romped through this perfectly delightful story.' Sarah Harper, Lovereading
'A lovely novel which is a sheer delight to read from beginning to end.' Catherine Bryce, Lovereading
'A well written and very charming story. It is a feel good read, very satisfying and a lovely ending.' Sue Pledger, Lovereading
'Funny, warm and loving ... I took Arthur Pepper with me everywhere. I smiled a lot and couldn't stop guessing what this secret was?' Shriya Khambhaita, Lovereading
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