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The Years She Stole By Jonathan Harvey

The Years She Stole by Jonathan Harvey

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From the award-winning author of All She Wants and the writer of Coronation Street and What Does the K Stand For? comes this big-hearted novel by Jonathan Harvey.

The Years She Stole Summary

The Years She Stole by Jonathan Harvey

2017
Pregnant Rachel Taylor is enjoying a holiday in Morocco when she gets the phone call to say her mother hasn't got much time left to live. With a head of mixed emotions she returns to the village where she grew up to say her last goodbyes. It's true to say their relationship had often been strained and Rachel had never quite understood why. When clearing out her mother's things she thinks she finds an answer, and her world is changed forever.

1978
Shirley Burke is on a family holiday at Butlin's when she first sets eyes on Doug, a man considerably older than herself. When his daughter goes missing one night, Shirley's the one who finds her and returns her to him. When his gratitude turns into something else, Shirley realizes this is her time to shine. But Doug is married, and her young life is about to get very complicated.

Rachel and Shirley. Two women from different decades in Jonathan Harvey's The Years She Stole. Somehow their lives are entwined and neither can know the impact one woman will have on the other until it's way too late . . .

The Years She Stole Reviews

I'm a long-time fan of Harvey's writing - he has a brilliant ear for dialogue and some of these conversations will make you cry and some will make you laugh * Daily Mail *
The drama is played out with verve and waspish wit * Sunday Mirror *
We love everything Corrie scribe Jonathan Harvey writes, and if you have yet to discover his novels, this is a perfect place to start * Heat *
One of the funniest, most honest and scabrous writers we have -- Jenny Colgan
Harvey is a constant pleasure: a serious comic writer whose books shine a light on our common humanity -- Alex Marwood
It's a story of love and heartache with plenty of moments that will make you laugh out loud. Don't miss this brilliant book penned by an esteemed writer and playwright * Candis *

About Jonathan Harvey

Jonathan Harvey comes from Liverpool and is the multi-award-winning writer of the play and film Beautiful Thing, the BAFTA-nominated sitcom Gimme Gimme Gimme, and Beautiful People (Best Comedy: Banff TV Festival). He has written for both Coronation Street and The Tracey Ullman Show. His other TV work includes Rev (Best Sitcom: BAFTA), At Home With The Braithwaites, Lilies, The Catherine Tate Show and Murder Most Horrid. He has written twenty stage plays. The Years She Stole is his sixth novel.

Additional information

GOR010566469
9781447298229
1447298225
The Years She Stole by Jonathan Harvey
Used - Like New
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2018-03-08
416
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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