Writers & Lovers: Signed Edition (Hardback)
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Writers & Lovers: Signed Edition (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages
Published: 28/05/2020

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The latest novel from a beautifully distinctive voice in contemporary fiction captures an endearing, multi-faceted drifter at an emotional crossroads. 

Signed Edition. A standard edition is available here

Casey has ended up back in Massachusetts after a devastating love affair. Her mother has just died and she is knocked sideways by grief and loneliness, moving between the restaurant where she waitresses for the Harvard elite and the rented shed she calls home. Her one constant is the novel she has been writing for six years, but at thirty-one she is in debt and directionless, and feels too old to be that way - it's strange, not be the youngest kind of adult anymore.

And then, one evening, she meets Silas. He is kind, handsome, interested. But only a few weeks later, Oscar walks into her restaurant, his two boys in tow. He is older, grieving the loss of his wife, and wrapped up in his own creativity. Suddenly Casey finds herself at the point of a love triangle, torn between two very different relationships that promise two very different futures.

Lily King's Writers & Lovers follows Casey in the last days of a long youth, a time when everything - her family, her work, her relationships - comes to a crisis. Hugely moving and impossibly funny, it is a transfixing novel that explores the terrifying and exhilarating leap between the end of one phase of life and the beginning of another. It is a novel about love and creativity, and ultimately it captures the moment when a woman becomes an artist.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 2928377036324
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 216 x 135 mm

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“Do writers make good lovers ?”

Casey is a wonderful character, an inspiring novelist dreaming of being published, working as a waitress to earn money, grieving the loss of her mother and no luck on the boyfriend front either. Then she meets not one... More

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“Writing can be a challenge!”

3.5* Casey really wants to make it as a writer. This is her dream. She has spent a lot of time jotting notes and rewriting. Her friends are getting married, while she is worrying about her student loan and working as... More

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“My Name Is... Hearburn”

A perfectly observed novel with all the witty repartee of Nora Ephron's Heartburn and the bittersweet insight of Elizabeth Strout's My Name Is Luctty Barton.
Her portrayal of Casey's grief for her... More

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