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Instructions for a Heatwave free pdf One of Ireland s most beloved novelistswith more than 1.5 million copies of her books in printnow published in Canada for the first timeJuly, 1976. One morning Robert Riordan tells his wife, Gretta, that he is going around the corner to buy a newspaper.He doesn t return.Drawn back home to London to help solve the mystery, Gretta s grown-up children fit awkwardly into their childhood roles, and tensions run high. Each is at a turning point in his or her life. The eldest, Michael Francis, is increasingly estranged from his wife by parenthood and his guilt over a brief affair. Monica s performance as a perfect stepmother is convincing no one- and Aoife, the black sheep of the family, is finding that even in New York she can t hide from the secret that has set her apart since childhood.A journey back to Connemara, Ireland, brings surprises, insights and revelations, as each of them confronts the knotty tangle of family life and love. Elegant and compelling, Instructions for a Heatwave secures Maggie O Farrell s position as one of the best of the new generation of Irish writers."

About Maggie O'Farrell

Maggie O'Farrell is the author of "After" "You'd Gone, " winner of a Betty Trask Award- "My Lover's Lover- The Distance Between Us, " winner of a Somerset Maugham Award- "The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox- The Hand That First Held Mine, "winner of a Costa Novel Award- and "Instructions for a Heatwave," shortlisted for the Costa Award.

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Author : Maggie O'Farrell
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
Data Published : 18 June 2013
ISBN : 1443418234
EAN : 9781443418232
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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