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The Break by Marian Keyes
  

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Amy's husband Hugh has run away to 'find himself'. But will he ever come back? The Break is a story about the choices we make and those choices make us. It is Marian Keyes at her funniest, wisest and brilliant best.

If you like Marian Keyes you might also like to read books by Elizabeth Noble, Maeve Binchy and Lisa Jewell.

Synopsis

The Break by Marian Keyes

'Myself and Hugh . . . We're taking a break.'

'A city-with-fancy-food sort of break?'

If only. Amy's husband Hugh says he isn't leaving her. He still loves her, he's just taking a break - from their marriage, their children and, most of all, from their life together. Six months to lose himself in south-east Asia. And there is nothing Amy can say or do about it. Yes, it's a mid-life crisis, but let's be clear: a break isn't a break up - yet . . .

However, for Amy it's enough to send her - along with her extended family of gossips, misfits and troublemakers - teetering over the edge. For a lot can happen in six-months. When Hugh returns if he returns, will he be the same man she married? Will Amy be the same woman? Because if Hugh is on a break from their marriage, then isn't she?

Reviews

A born storyteller Independent on Sunday

When it comes to writing page-turners that put a smile on your face and make you think, Keyes is in a class of her own Daily Express

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Gloriously funny The Sunday Times

A total triumph Daily Mail

Not only is it a great story with funny, loveable characters, it made me laugh out loud Stylist

Funny but poignant Marie Claire

About the Author

Marian Keyes

Marian Keyes' international bestselling novels include Rachel's Holiday, Last Chance Saloon, Sushi for Beginners, Angels, The Other Side of the Story, Anybody Out There, This Charming Man, The Brightest Star in the Sky and most recently The Mystery of Mercy Close.

She is published in twenty-nine different languages. Two collections of her journalism, Under the Duvet and Further Under the Duvet, as well as her fabulous cookbook Saved By Cake, are also published by Penguin. Marian lives in Dublin with her husband.

Marian’s stunning new novel about losing the life you had and finding a better one, The Woman Who Stole My Life, is out now in paperback.

Author photo © Barry McCall

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Book Info

Publication date

7th September 2017

Author

Marian Keyes

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Publisher

Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Hardback
576 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Romance

ISBN

9780718179724

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