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Instructions for a Heatwave

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ISBN : 9780345804716
Pages : 319 pages
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Download PDF Instructions for a Heatwave Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Vintage Books. This book was released on 2014-05-06 with total page 319 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When a recently retired family patriarch clears out his bank account and disappears during the sweltering summer of 1976, his three children converge on their mother's home and track clues to an ancestral village in Ireland.

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Instructions for a Heatwave

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ISBN : 0385349416
Pages : 281 pages
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Download PDF Instructions for a Heatwave Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Vintage. This book was released on 2013-06-18 with total page 281 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An unforgettable narrative—from the New York Times bestselling author of Hamnet—of a family falling apart and coming together with hard-won, life-changing truths about who they really are. “Strange weather brings out strange behavior.” London, 1976. In the thick of a record-breaking heatwave, Gretta Riordan’s newly retired husband has cleaned out his bank account and vanished. Now, for the first time in years, Gretta calls her children home: Michael Francis, a history teacher whose marriage is failing; Monica, whose blighted past has driven a wedge between her and her younger sister; and Aoife, the youngest, whose new life in Manhattan is elaborately arranged to conceal a devastating secret. In a story that stretches from the Upper West Side to a village on the coast of Ireland, Maggie O’Farrell explores the mysteries that inhere within families, and reveals the fault lines over which we build our lives. Don’t miss Maggie O’Farrell’s new novel, The Marriage Portrait, coming in September!

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Maggie O'Farrell: A Reader's Guide - free digital compendium

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Publisher : Hachette UK
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ISBN : 1472225031
Pages : 242 pages
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Download PDF Maggie O'Farrell: A Reader's Guide - free digital compendium Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2014-07-31 with total page 242 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This free digital collection brings together extracts from Sunday Times bestseller and Costa Novel Award-winner Maggie O'Farrell's six novels. Whether you're discovering Maggie O'Farrell for the first time or revisiting your favourite novels, this collection showcases the work of one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful writers at work today. Follow #DiscoverMaggie to find out more. Special bonus material: find out what inspired Maggie to write her haunting debut, After You'd Gone, and the bestselling Instructions for a Heatwave.

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Contemporary British Novel Since 2000

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Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
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ISBN : 1474403751
Pages : 224 pages
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Download PDF Contemporary British Novel Since 2000 Book by James Acheson Full eBook and published by Edinburgh University Press. This book was released on 2017-01-17 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Focuses on the novels published since 2000 by twenty major British novelistsThe Contemporary British Novel Since 2000 is divided into five parts, with the first part examining the work of four particularly well-known and highly regarded twenty-first century writers: Ian McEwan, David Mitchell, Hilary Mantel and Zadie Smith. It is with reference to each of these novelists in turn that the terms arealist, apostmodernist, ahistorical and apostcolonialist fiction are introduced, while in the remaining four parts, other novelists are discussed and the meaning of the terms amplified. From the start it is emphasised that these terms and others often mean different things to different novelists, and that the complexity of their novels often obliges us to discuss their work with reference to more than one of the terms.Also discusses the works of: Maggie OFarrell, Sarah Hall, A.L. Kennedy, Alan Warner, Ali Smith, Kazuo Ishiguro, Kate Atkinson, Salman Rushdie, Adam Foulds, Sarah Waters, James Robertson, Mohsin Hamid, Andrea Levy, and Aminatta Forna.

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OCR GCSE English Language: Book 1: Developing the skills for Component 01 and Component 02

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ISBN : 1788317769
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Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather

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ISBN : 1315461439
Pages : 174 pages
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Download PDF Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather Book by Georgina H. Endfield Full eBook and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2017-07-28 with total page 174 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Extreme weather events, such as droughts, strong winds and storms, flash floods and extreme heat and cold, are among the most destructive yet fascinating aspects of climate variability. Historical records and memories charting the impacts and responses to such events are a crucial component of any research that seeks to understand the nature of events that might take place in the future. Yet all such events need to be situated for their implications to be understood. This book is the first to explore the cultural contingency of extreme and unusual weather events and the ways in which they are recalled, recorded or forgotten. It illustrates how geographical context, particular physical conditions, an area’s social and economic activities and embedded cultural knowledges and infrastructures all affect community experiences of and responses to unusual weather. Contributions refer to varied methods of remembering and recording weather and how these act to curate, recycle and transmit extreme events across generations and into the future. With international case studies, from both land and sea, the book explores how and why particular weather events become inscribed into the fabric of communities and contribute to community change in different historical and cultural contexts. This is valuable reading for students and researchers interested in historical and cultural geography, environmental anthropology and environmental studies.

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Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies

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ISBN : 1118921054
Pages : 384 pages
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Download PDF Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies Book by Maggie Hamand Full eBook and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2014-11-10 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Written by the founder of the Complete Creative Writing Course at London's Groucho Club, this activity-based guide walks you through the process of developing and writing in a wide range of genres including novels, short stories and creative nonfiction. The book includes writing prompts, exercises, mind maps, flow charts and diagrams designed to get your ideas flowing. You'll get expert guidance into character development, plot structure and prose, plus extensive insight into self-editing and polishing your work whether you're a new writer with a seed of an idea you would like to develop, or are looking to strengthen your creative writing skills.

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Ireland and migration in the twenty-first century

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Publisher : Manchester University Press
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ISBN : 1784996572
Pages : 208 pages
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Download PDF Ireland and migration in the twenty-first century Book by Mary Gilmartin Full eBook and published by Manchester University Press. This book was released on 2015-07-29 with total page 208 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Considers migration to, from and within Ireland in the twenty-first century, covering the Celtic Tiger era of mass immigration to Ireland as well as the dramatic growth in levels of emigration that has occurred since the Irish economic collapse.

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The Hand That First Held Mine

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ISBN : 0755373278
Pages : 352 pages
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Download PDF The Hand That First Held Mine Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2010-04-29 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Winner of the 2010 Costa Novel Award and a Sunday Times bestseller, THE HAND THAT FIRST HELD MINE by Maggie O'Farrell is a gorgeously written story of love and motherhood from the author of HAMNET and I AM, I AM, I AM. When the sophisticated Innes Kent turns up on her doorstep, Lexie Sinclair realises she cannot wait any longer for her life to begin, and leaves for London. There, at the heart of the 1950s Soho art scene, she carves out a new life. In the present day, Elina and Ted are reeling from the difficult birth of their first child. Elina struggles to reconcile the demands of motherhood with her sense of herself as an artist, and Ted is disturbed by memories of his own childhood that don't tally with his parents' version of events. As Ted begins to search for answers, an extraordinary portrait of two women is revealed, separated by fifty years, but connected in ways that neither could ever have expected.

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The Last Runaway

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ISBN : 1101606649
Pages : 320 pages
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Download PDF The Last Runaway Book by Tracy Chevalier Full eBook and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2013-01-08 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: New York Times bestselling author of Girl With a Pearl Earring and At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier makes her first fictional foray into the American past in The Last Runaway, bringing to life the Underground Railroad and illuminating the principles, passions and realities that fueled this extraordinary freedom movement. Honor Bright, a modest English Quaker, moves to Ohio in 1850--only to find herself alienated and alone in a strange land. Sick from the moment she leaves England, and fleeing personal disappointment, she is forced by family tragedy to rely on strangers in a harsh, unfamiliar landscape. Nineteenth-century America is practical, precarious, and unsentimental, and scarred by the continuing injustice of slavery. In her new home Honor discovers that principles count for little, even within a religious community meant to be committed to human equality. However, Honor is drawn into the clandestine activities of the Underground Railroad, a network helping runaway slaves escape to freedom, where she befriends two surprising women who embody the remarkable power of defiance. Eventually she must decide if she too can act on what she believes in, whatever the personal costs.

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The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

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ISBN : 0755372263
Pages : 145 pages
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Download PDF The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2009-11-12 with total page 145 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the Costa Award winning, bestselling author of THIS MUST BE THE PLACE and I AM, I AM, I AM, comes an intense, breathtakingly accomplished story of a woman's life stolen, and reclaimed. 'Unputdownable' Ali Smith Edinburgh in the 1930s. The Lennox family is having trouble with its youngest daughter. Esme is outspoken, unconventional, and repeatedly embarrasses them in polite society. Something will have to be done. Years later, a young woman named Iris Lockhart receives a letter informing her that she has a great-aunt in a psychiatric unit who is about to be released. Iris has never heard of Esme Lennox and the one person who should know more, her grandmother Kitty, seems unable to answer Iris's questions. What could Esme have done to warrant a lifetime in an institution? And how is it possible for a person to be so completely erased from a family's history?

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The Distance Between Us

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ISBN : 0755372255
Pages : 230 pages
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Download PDF The Distance Between Us Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2009-11-12 with total page 230 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Gripping, insightful and deft, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US by Maggie O'Farrell is a haunting story of the way our families shape our lives, from the award-winning author of HAMNET. It was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller and won the Somerset Maugham Award. On a cold February afternoon, Stella catches sight of a man she hasn't seen for many years, but instantly recognises. Or thinks she does. At the same moment on the other side of the globe, in the middle of a crowd of Chinese New Year revellers, Jake realises that things are becoming dangerous. They know nothing of one another's existence, but both Stella and Jake flee their lives: Jake in search of a place so remote it doesn't appear on any map, and Stella for a destination in Scotland, the significance of which only her sister, Nina, will understand.

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This Must Be the Place

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ISBN : 1472230302
Pages : 352 pages
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Download PDF This Must Be the Place Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2016-05-17 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A top-ten bestseller, THIS MUST BE THE PLACE by Maggie O'Farrell crosses time zones and continents to reveal an extraordinary portrait of a marriage. 'A complex, riveting novel of love and hope that grips at the heart' The Sunday Times A reclusive ex-film star living in the wilds of Ireland, Claudette Wells is a woman whose first instinct, when a stranger approaches her home, is to reach for her shotgun. Why is she so fiercely protective of her family, and what made her walk out of her cinematic career when she had the whole world at her feet? Her husband Daniel, reeling from a discovery about a woman he last saw twenty years ago, is about to make an exit of his own. It is a journey that will send him off-course, far away from the life he and Claudette have made together. Will their love for one another be enough to bring Daniel back home?

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After You'd Gone

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ISBN : 0755372239
Pages : 235 pages
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Download PDF After You'd Gone Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2009-11-12 with total page 235 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: AFTER YOU'D GONE is the groundbreaking debut novel from the Costa-Award winning Maggie O'Farrell, author of THIS MUST BE THE PLACE and I AM, I AM, I AM. It is a stunning, best-selling novel of wrenching love and grief. A distraught young woman boards a train at King's Cross to return to her family in Scotland. Six hours later, she catches sight of something so terrible in a mirror at Waverley Station that she gets on the next train back to London. AFTER YOU'D GONE follows Alice's mental journey through her own past, after a traffic accident has left her in a coma. A love story that is also a story of absence, and of how our choices can reverberate through the generations, it slowly draws us closer to a dark secret at a family's heart.

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My Lover's Lover

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ISBN : 0755372247
Pages : 190 pages
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Download PDF My Lover's Lover Book by Maggie O'Farrell Full eBook and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2009-11-12 with total page 190 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the Costa Award winning Maggie O'Farrell comes the Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller MY LOVER'S LOVER, an intense, unnerving and passionate story of betrayal, loss and love, with all the frisson and psychological intensity of Rebecca. When Lily moves into Marcus's flat and plunges headlong into a relationship, she must contend not merely with the disapproval of flatmate Aidan, but with a more intangible, hostile presence. Could it be that Sinead, Marcus's ex, is trying to communicate with her? When Lily begins to 'see' Sinead, first about the flat, and then on the streets of London, she must question not merely her sanity, but whether the man she loves is someone she can, or indeed ought, to live with at all.