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A Place Called Here by Cecelia Ahern
  

A Place Called Here

Literary Fiction   Family Drama   
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Another great novel from the bestselling Cecilia. Very different from her previous books, this one has more in common with The Lovely Bones than her other relationship tales such as PS I Love You. The idea behind the novel is lovely, a place where all the odd socks end up, along with everything and everyone who gets lost. A real joy, as ever.

If you like Cecelia Ahern you might also like to read books by Anna Maxted, Cathy Kelly and Jodi Picoult.

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Synopsis

A Place Called Here by Cecelia Ahern

Since Sandy Shortt's childhood schoolmate disappeared twenty years ago, Sandy has been obsessed with missing things. Finding becomes her goal - whether it's the odd sock that vanished in the washing machine, the car keys she misplaced in her rush to get to work or the graver issue of finding the people who vanish from their lives. Sandy dedicates her life to finding these missing people, offering devastated families a flicker of hope.

Jack Ruttle is one of those desperate people. It's been a year since his brother Donal vanished into thin air and the sleepless nights and frantic days aren't getting any easier. Thinking Sandy Shortt could well be the answer to his prayers, he embarks on a quest to find her.

But when Sandy goes missing too, her search ends when she stumbles upon the place - and people - she's been looking for all of her life. A world away from her loved ones and the home she ran from for so long, Sandy soon resorts to her old habit again, searching. Though this time, she is desperately trying to find her way home…

Reviews

Praise for Cecelia Ahern:

'A sensational debut novel that proves true love never dies.' Cosmopolitan

'A wonderfully life-affirming, witty debut.' Company

'Heartwarmingly good.' Heat

About the Author

Cecelia Ahern

Cecelia Ahern was our Guest Editor in October 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. Before embarking on her writing career, Cecelia Ahern completed a degree in journalism and media studies. PS, I Love You was one of the biggest-selling debuts of recent years and a number 1 bestseller. Her other bestselling novels are Where Rainbows End, If You Could See Me Now, A Place Called Here, Thanks for the Memories, The Gift, The Book of Tomorrow and The Time of My Life. PS, I Love You became an international box office success, starring Hilary Swank. Cecelia also co-created the hit American television series Samantha Who? Her novels are published in nearly 50 countries, and has sold over twenty-five million copies of her novels worldwide. Two of her books have been adapted as films and she has created several TV series. She and her books have won numerous awards, including the Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction for The Year I Met You. Cecelia lives in County Dublin with her family.

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Publication date

16th October 2006

Author

Cecelia Ahern

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback (c Format)

Categories

Literary Fiction
Family Drama


ISBN

9780007198900

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