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After you"d gone by Maggie O"Farrell

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (England),
  • Scotland

Subjects:

  • Coma -- Patients -- Fiction.,
  • Suicidal behavior -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- Fiction.,
  • Scotland -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMaggie O"Farrell.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6065.F36 A68 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination372 p. ;
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6787308M
ISBN 100670894486
LC Control Number00043898

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  AFTER YOU'D GONE is the groundbreaking debut novel from the Costa-Award winning Maggie O'Farrell, author of THIS MUST BE THE PLACE and I AM, I AM, I AM. It is a stunning, best-selling novel of wrenching love and grief. A distraught young woman boards a train at King's Cross to return to her family in Scotland.4/5(K). After Youd Gone by Maggie O'Farrell Maggie OFarrells groundbreaking debut: a stunning, best-selling story of wrenching love and grief. A distraught young woman boards a train at Kings Cross to return to her family in Scotland. Six hours later, she catches sight of something so terrible in a mirror at Waverley Station that she gets on the next train back to Edition: New Ed Edition. AFTER YOU'D GONE follows Alice's mental journey through her own past, after a traffic accident has left her in a coma. A love story that is also a story of absence, and of how our choices can reverberate through the generations, it slowly draws us closer to a dark secret at a family's heart. I met Maggie O'Farrell at a book reading/signing for The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox (brilliant too) and had a chat about the ending of After You'd Gone. She thought I was a bit pessimistic for even doubting that she survived. Ta-da!