ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: November 3, 2016
This Must be the Place
By (author) Maggie O'Farrell
A Sunday Times bestseller, the dazzling new novel from Costa Novel Award-winner Maggie O’Farrell THIS MUST BE THE PLACE crosses time zones and continents to reveal an extraordinary portrait of a marriage. ‘A tour de force…her best novel to date, a book that surely confirms her as one of the UK’s most assured, accomplished and inventive storytellers’ Observer ‘A symphony of stories and voices…absolutely gripping’ Sunday Times ‘Inventive, moving and hilarious. I loved it’ Rachel Joyce Meet Daniel Sullivan, a man with a complicated life. A New Yorker living in the wilds of Ireland, he has children he never sees in California, a father he loathes in Brooklyn and a wife, Claudette, who is a reclusive ex-film star given to shooting at anyone who ventures up their driveway. He is also about to find out something about a woman he lost touch with twenty years ago, and this discovery will send him off-course, far away from wife and home. Will his love for Claudette be enough to bring him back?
Maggie O’Farrell is the author of seven novels, AFTER YOU’D GONE, MY LOVER’S LOVER, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US, which won a Somerset Maugham Award, THE VANISHING ACT OF ESME LENNOX, THE HAND THAT FIRST HELD MINE, which won the 2010 Costa Novel Award, INSTRUCTIONS FOR A HEATWAVE, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Novel Award, and THIS MUST BE THE PLACE. She lives in Edinburgh.