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When to Walk

by Rebecca Gowers

Debut Books of the Month eBooks of the Month Relationship Stories

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Longlisted for the Orange Prize 2007.
This is a delightful, quirky read. You will be hooked on the main character, Ramble, from the start and be very sorry to say goodbye to her by the end of the book. This is the author's first novel and we hope there will be many more to come.

When to Walk Synopsis

It looks like just another week ahead. Then out of the blue Ramble's husband ends their marriage over lunch and disappears. With no rent money and her world in shreds, she is forced to reconsider everything she's ever been taught by her screwy relatives, unreliable friends and wayward criminal connections. Should she hide in life's slipstream, or has the moment come to break free?

When to Walk  is an astonishing debut, lit up with hope and unexpected laughter.

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ISBN: 9781847670434
Publication date: 07/02/2008
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847670434
Publication date: 7th February 2008
Author: Rebecca Gowers
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories,
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About Rebecca Gowers

Rebecca Gowers was born in the West Country and brought up, south of the river, in London. She currently lives in Oxford. Her first book, The Swamp of Death, was shortlisted in 2004 for a CWA Non-Fiction Golden Dagger Award. When to Walk is her first novel and was longlisted for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2007.

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