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The World at My Feet

by Catherine Isaac

Audiobooks of the Month Family Drama Relationship Stories Sagas and Romance

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An evocative and satisfyingly engaging story focusing on family, friendship, and hope. Ellie knows she needs to step beyond the sanctuary offered by her home and garden, but she hasn’t left it for over two years. Sitting alongside the main story in 2018, we also visit Romanian state orphanages with journalist Harriet in 1990 and the two stories begin to merge. I so love Catherine Isaac’s writing, she has the gift of transporting you both in heart and mind. She encourages a connection to her characters, and makes them relatable, even when exploring darkness. This is as much about Ellie’s relationship with herself as it is with others. The story explores trauma in an open yet balanced way and encourages thoughts to expand. I similarly adored Messy, Wonderful Us which journeys to Italy and I described as both heart warming and achy. The World at my Feet just has so much heart, it really is a lovely read.

Liz Robinson

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…

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.

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.

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

ISBN: 9781471191411
Publication date: 18/03/2021
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio UK
Format: Audiobook

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471191411
Publication date: 18th March 2021
Author: Catherine Isaac
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio UK
Format: Audiobook
Genres: Audiobooks of the Month, Family Drama, Relationship Stories, Sagas and 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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