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The World at My Feet

by Catherine Isaac

Modern and Contemporary Fiction

The World at My Feet Synopsis

The dazzling new novel from Richard & Judy book club author Catherine Isaac, The World at my Feet is a story about the transforming power of love, as one woman journeys to uncover the past and reshape her future.

The secrets that bind us can also tear us apart...

1990. Harriet is a journalist. Her job takes her to dangerous places, where she asks questions and tries to make a difference. But when she is sent to Romania, to the state orphanages the world is only just learning about, she is forced to rethink her most important rule.

2018. Ellie is a gardener. Her garden is her sanctuary, her pride and joy. But, though she spends long days outdoors, she hasn't set foot beyond her gate for far too long. Now someone enters her life who could finally be the reason she needs to overcome her fears.

From post-revolution Romania to the idyllic English countryside, The World at My Feet is the story of two women, two worlds, and a journey of self-discovery that spans a lifetime.

The World at My Feet Press Reviews

'Beautifully written, thought-provoking and ultimately uplifting - The World At My Feet is Catherine Isaac's best book so far!'

-- Debbie Johnson, author of Maybe One Day 'Such an interesting and beautifully written book - I loved it and would highly recommend adding it to your 2021 reading list. It is a wonderful story that I know readers are going to feel moved and uplifted by'

-- Libby Page, author of The Lido 'A poignant and perceptive novel of love and courage in the face of terrible adversity'

-- Erica James, author of Letters From the Past 'The World at my Feet is a profoundly moving, heart-filled story showing that, even in the darkest winter, new shoots of love, laughter and hope are waiting to burst through. Ellie is a wonderful character, whose daily acts of courage are an inspiration. As she nurtures her beloved garden, and reaches out to those beyond its walls, she finds her own way through to the sunlight. Catherine Isaac handles Ellie's backstory with the kind of sensitivity and delicacy that's the mark of an exceptionally accomplished writer. The World at my Feet is exactly the kind of story we all need right now. I adored it' -- Sarah Haywood, author of The Cactus

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ISBN: 9781471178115
Publication date: 18/03/2021
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471178115
Publication date: 18th March 2021
Author: Catherine Isaac
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: Modern and Contemporary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Romance, Adult & contemporary romance,

About Catherine Isaac

Catherine Isaac is the pseudonym of the British Sunday Times bestselling author Jane Costello. Her new novel You Me Everything will be published in the UK and in the US in early 2018.

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