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This Must Be the Place (Hardback)
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This Must Be the Place (Hardback)

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Hardback 496 Pages
Published: 17/05/2016

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The dazzling new novel from bestselling, award-winning author Maggie O'Farrell, THIS MUST BE THE PLACE crosses time zones and continents to reveal an extraordinary portrait of a marriage. 'Inventive, moving and hilarious. I loved it' Rachel Joyce 'Destined to be one of the most acclaimed books of 2016' Hannah Beckerman 'Magnificent...perceptive, profound and page turning' Cathy Rentzenbrink Meet Daniel Sullivan, a man with a complicated life. A New Yorker living in the wilds of Ireland, he has children he never sees in California, a father he loathes in Brooklyn and a wife, Claudette, who is a reclusive ex-film star given to shooting at anyone who ventures up their driveway. He is also about to find out something about a woman he lost touch with twenty years ago, and this discovery will send him off-course, far away from wife and home. Will his love for Claudette be enough to bring him back? Maggie O'Farrell's seventh novel is a dazzling, intimate epic about who we leave behind and who we become as we search for our place in the world.

"Stylistically, narratively and emotionally, This Must Be The Place is a tour de force, a complex and nuanced story leaping effortlessly across multiple characters, continents and time frames... Both technichally dazzling and deeply moving… it is her best novel to date." - Observer
 
"In this rewarding and humane novel, O’Farrell brings alive the destructive effects of petty betrayals that affect everyone every day." - Daily Express

“…A symphony of stories and voices… absolutely gripping” – The Sunday Times

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780755358809
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 782 g
Dimensions: 241 x 162 x 43 mm

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“An amazing story!”

From the first few pages I was intrigued where this story would go. Slowly as you progress through the book everything will fit together as you read about the past and present. From each part you discover more about... More

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“Unforgettable novel of a man and his marriage....”

I have to confess that Maggie O'Farrell is one of my favourite writers and I've read all her novels and loved them all. I can easily say that this is her best so far. In this book, she tells us Daniel's... More

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Nicole @WstonesHemel

“A Great Big Hug Of A Tale From My Favourite Storyteller.”

Content, that is how I felt when I finished this special special book from Maggie O'Farrell who has surely surpassed herself with this gorgeous story of Daniel Sullivan, a man who is not quite getting life right.... More

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