The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton (Hardback)
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The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton (Hardback)

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Hardback 368 Pages / Published: 10/01/2019
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For fans of The Keeper of Lost Things, The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton is the story of a woman who has her heart broken, but then puts it back together again in the most uplifting and exquisite way.

Between the simple melody of running her violin shop and the full-blown orchestra of her romantic interludes in Paris with  David, her devoted partner of eight years, Grace Atherton has always set her life to music.

Her world revolves entirely around David, for Grace's own secrets have kept everyone else at bay. Until, suddenly and shockingly, one act tips Grace's life upside down, and the music seems to stop.

It takes a vivacious old man and a straight-talking teenager to kickstart a new chapter for Grace. In the process, she learns that she is not as alone in the world as she had once thought, that no mistake is insurmountable, and that the quiet moments in life can be something to shout about ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471173790
Number of pages: 368
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Full of hope and charm.' - Libby Page, author of The Lido

'A hymn to friendship, to getting back up and finding happiness where none seemed possible.' - Katie Fforde

'Brilliantly and movingly written.' - Dorothy Koomson

'An impressively powerful debut.' - Claire Frost, Fabulous Magazine

'As elegant and uplifting as a classical sonata, with added kick from its unforgettably quirky characters. I was both engrossed in and moved by this fabulous debut.' - Catherine Isaac, author of You Me Everything

'A moving, beautifully written, uplifting debut about mending broken hearts through friendship. The twists and turns make it impossible to put down.' - Sarah J. Harris

'What a total joy!' - Fanny Blake

'An absolutely beautiful read.' - Heidi Swain

'I adored this book! Exquisitely crafted, it's a compassionate, heart-wrenching and ultimately uplifting tale of Grace and David's complicated love that will keep you turning the pages. Read it. Like some of Grace's decisions, it's an absolute triumph.' - Fionnuala Kearney

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“If music be the food of love...”

This story has been written with considerable heart. Every page sings. We do not know much about Grace to begin with. We will learn secrets from her past and the individual stories of the other characters. Beautifully... More

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“Simply Superb ”

Anstey's debut novel is a total dream from start to finish. Beautiful prose, a wonderful story and characters to fall in love with - it is set to be as big as Eleanor Oliphant, if not bigger!
Centred around main... More

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“Anstey Harris - The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton”

Grace Atherton’s life is in full tune: in London, she is running a violin shop and in Paris she meets her partner David. She had wanted to become a professional musician but due to lack of talent, she had to leave... More

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