by Marian Keyes

Part of the Walsh Family Series

Modern and Contemporary Fiction Family Drama Humorous Fiction Literary Fiction

Watermelon Synopsis

Meet Claire Walsh.

On the day she gives birth to her first child, Claire's husband James tells her he's been having an affair, and that now's the right time to leave her.

Right for who exactly?

Exhausted, tearful and a tiny bit furious, Claire doesn't know what to do. So she decides to go back to basics . . . and runs home to Mum and Dad.

But it's not the sanctuary she'd been hoping for. Juggling her sisters' drama, her parents' pity and the demands of a baby, Claire desperately misses the way things were. So when James gets back in touch, eager to put things right, Claire faces a choice.

Will she forgive and forget? Or can she find the courage to take a chance on herself, and start a life of her own?

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781405934374
Publication date: 6th July 2017
Author: Marian Keyes
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 544 pages
Primary Genre Modern and Contemporary Fiction
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Marian Keyes Press Reviews

Keyes gives popular fiction a good name - Independent on Sunday

Full of twists and turns, with warmth and humour on every page, it doesn't disappoint - Closer

A smart new drama from the awesome Marian Keyes - Heat

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

Keyes manages to have you alternately blubbing and belly-laughing to the final page - Company

One of those rare books that will swallow up your day without realising it. Romantic and uplifting it won't fail to put a smile on your face. Marian Keyes is back to her best - The Daily Express

A modern fairy tale, it's full of Keyes's self-deprecating wit - The Sunday Mirror

One of the 40 books to read before you're 40. Pure craic - Image

So fresh . . . a story about a world I really recognised -- Sophie White -

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About 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 ...

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