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Maggie O'Farrell - Author


Maggie O'Farrell is the author of seven novels, AFTER YOU'D GONE, MY LOVER'S LOVER, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US, which won a Somerset Maugham Award, THE VANISHING ACT OF ESME LENNOX, THE HAND THAT FIRST HELD MINE, which won the 2010 Costa Novel Award, INSTRUCTIONS FOR A HEATWAVE, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Novel Award, and THIS MUST BE THE PLACE. She lives in Edinburgh.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Maggie O'Farrell

This Must be the Place by Maggie O'Farrell
This Must be the Place
Maggie O'Farrell
Award-winning novelist Maggie O’Farrell returns with her latest breathtaking novel. This Must Be The Place is a story about journeys, it’s about discovering who you are and where you’re meant to be. Daniel Sullivan is leaving on a journey, he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2017
This Must be the Place by Maggie O'Farrell
This Must be the Place
Maggie O'Farrell
One of our Books of the Year 2016. Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2016. Shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Fiction Award 2016. June 2016 Book of the Month. Award-winning...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/05/2016
Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O'Farrell
Instructions for a Heatwave
Maggie O'Farrell
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2013. The stunning new novel from Costa-Novel-Award-winning novelist Maggie O'Farrell: a portrait of an Irish family in crisis in the legendary heatwave of 1976. Maggie O'Farrell's sixth book is the work of an outstanding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O'Farrell
Instructions for a Heatwave
Maggie O'Farrell
The stunning new novel from Costa-Novel-Award-winning novelist Maggie O'Farrell: a portrait of an Irish family in crisis in the legendary heatwave of 1976. Maggie O'Farrell's sixth book is the work of an outstanding novelist at the height of her powers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2013
The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell
The Hand That First Held Mine
Maggie O'Farrell
One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011. February 2011 MEGA Book of the Month. Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2010. Costa Book Awards 2010 Judges'...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2011
The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell
The Hand That First Held Mine
Maggie O'Farrell
Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2010.Costa Book Awards 2010 Judges' comment: "A powerful story full of dynamic characters, crafted with panache and lyricism." Shortlisted for the Galaxy UK Author of the Year 2010. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/04/2010
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
Maggie O'Farrell
A 2012 World Book Night selection. An impassioned, intense, haunting family drama - a stunning imagining of a life stolen, and reclaimed
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/01/2007

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