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The Angel in the House By Kate O'Riordan

The Angel in the House

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A romantic comedy -- of sorts!

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The Angel in the House Summary


The Angel in the House by Kate O'Riordan

A romantic comedy -- of sorts! Robert has taken a long time to fall in love, and finally, he does so -- with Angela. He thinks she's the angel he's been waiting for. And she certainly does have angelic qualities, but underneath she's something else entirely, something Robert can't quite fathom. Who, or what, is she committed to that takes up so much time? Why can't she invite him home? Why is she so guarded about her early life growing up in Ireland with the strange Aunts Bridie, Regina and Maisie? And why, exactly, has her Uncle Mikey stayed in the attic for the last fifty years? Pungent and funny, packed with hilariously grotesque characters. A rare mix of comedy and really fine writing.

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'A sublime comedy, with wit and frolics that will make you laugh out loud.' Good Book Guide 'A hugely enjoyable book. The plot twists and turns, the subplots integrate perfectly into the central love story, and in Robert and Angela, O'Riordan has created characters the reader can't fail to warm to. "The Angel in the House" is quite adorable.' Sunday Tribune 'The world of this story, the city, the people, the extraordinary that exists in the ordinary, is observed with wonderful insight! We can see with clarity how people listen but don't always hear and how much of what is meant is obscured under layers of misunderstanding. Highly recommended.' Impact 'A book lover's dream. Hugely enjoyable, beautifully written, funny and moving.' Sunday Tribune

About Kate O'Riordan


Kate O'Riordan was born and brought up in the West of Ireland. She is an award-winning novelist, playwright and screenwriter, and has been a recipient of the Sunday Tribune/Hennessy Prize for 'Best Emerging Writer'.

Additional information

GOR001962319
The Angel in the House by Kate O'Riordan
Kate O'Riordan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2001-06-18
352
0006551718
9780006551713
N/A
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