Whipsmart, dazzling, darkly comic and deeply touching. I loved it! Marian Keyes A brilliant new novel from the author of bestselling, Womens Prize for Fiction shortlisted Whered You Go, Bernadette.Eleanor Flood knows shes a mess.
But today will be different. Today she will shower and put on real clothes. She will attend her yoga class after dropping her son, Timby, off at school. Shell see an old friend for lunch.
She wont swear. She will initiate sex with her husband, Joe. But before she can put her modest plan into action - life happens.For today is the day Timby has decided to pretend to be ill to weasel his way into his mothers company.
Its also the day surgeon Joe has chosen to tell his receptionist - but not Eleanor - that hes on vacation.
And just when it seems that things cant go more awry, a former colleague produces a relic from the past - a graphic memoir with pages telling of family secrets long buried and a sister to whom Eleanor never speaks.From the dazzling pen of Maria Semple, author of bestselling Whered You Go, Bernadette, comes a hilarious and life-affirming story about a woman who wakes up determined to be her best self.
Hardcover: 272 pages Publisher: W&N (29 Sept. 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 0297871455 ISBN-13: 978-0297871453