Diamond Star Halo

by Tiffany Murray

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

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This delightful, clever, heartfelt book was selected by both the Guardian and The Hay Book Festival as one to watch when it was released in hardback in 2010. Now in paperback it’s still as delightful and now much better value. There are characters here you'll love and together with the emotional drama and humour you'll be glued to the pages.  Guaranteed to put a smile on your face - make sure it’s on your reading list this year.

Diamond Star Halo Synopsis

Growing up in a rural recording studio, Halo Llewellyn is rarely star-struck, but when one of the visiting singers gives birth to Fred, she knows right away that he's special.As the golden child grows into the gilded man, she remains dazzled by his ambition and his talent.  Up on stage, being screamed at by hundreds of teenage girls, Fred will always turn his spotlight on Halo in the crowd. But that's the problem with falling in love with your charismatic almost-brother - it can never be a secret. In the end, the whole world has to know.

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Diamond Star Halo Press Reviews

‘A beautiful, pitch-perfect harmony of Wuthering Heights and your favourite mix tape’
Owen Sheers

‘A funny, warm and open mix of reality and fiction,’ Anton Corbijn, director of The American, Control

This book made me smile and feel that life just became several degrees more enchanting’
Patrick Gale

‘Heartfelt writing from the glam-rock Dodie Smith. It fizzes’ Guardian

‘Murray’s lush prose will put a spring in your step and a smile on your face’  Independent

‘An Irresistible book … This novel is a delight to read, clever, funny, lush and full of magnificent characters’ Sydney Morning Herald

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ISBN: 9781846272080
Publication date: 22/01/2011
Publisher: Portobello Books Ltd an imprint of Granta Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781846272080
Publication date: 22nd January 2011
Author: Tiffany Murray
Publisher: Portobello Books Ltd an imprint of Granta Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Tiffany Murray

Tiffany Murray studied at UEA, and has taught Creative Writing there, and at universities of Bath, Manchester, Arvon and, most recently, Wales. Her first novel, Happy Accidents, was also shortlisted for the Bollinger/Wodehouse Prize, and in 2005 she received an Arts Council Award. She lives in the Welsh Marches.   Author photo © C Fritz Fryer

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