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The Life You Want

by Emily Barr

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LoveReading View on The Life You Want

Another good read from Emily Barr with a lot of insight into human suffering and how the experiences that our heroine Tasy has in India make her re-evaluate her life as she learns to know herself.  It’s astute and reintroduces us to the girl of her first book, Backpack, some ten years later.


Comparison: Sophie Cunningham (Geography), Adele Parks, India Knight.

Sarah Broadhurst

The Life You Want Synopsis

'I think I'm having a nervous breakdown, and no-one's noticed'

 

Ever wished you could just leave it all behind again? Emily Barr's unputdownable new novel is about a mother of two with a seemingly perfect life who's cracking up and longing to get away from it all. But when she finally gets to go away, to India, things are far from what she expects...She has to go away to come home to what she loves again.

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ISBN: 9780755335602
Publication date: 17/09/2009
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755335602
Publication date: 17th September 2009
Author: Emily Barr
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Reading Groups, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Emily Barr

Emily Barr worked as a journalist in London but always hankered after a quiet room and a book to write. She went travelling for a year, which gave her an idea for a novel set in the world of backpackers in Asia. This became Backpack, an adult thriller which won the WH Smith New Talent Award, and she has since written eleven more adult novels published in the UK and around the world. The One Memory of Flora Banks is her first novel for young adults. She lives in Cornwall with her partner and their children.

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