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To Heaven by Water By Justin Cartwright

To Heaven by Water

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David Cross is surrounded by secrets. When his wife Nancy was alive he kept secrets from her and now that she is dead, he must hide his new happiness from his children, Lucy and Ed. But they too have their troubles: Ed's marriage is in trouble, Lucy is being stalked by her ex-boyfriend, and both worry that their father will find a new partner.

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To Heaven by Water by Justin Cartwright

David Cross is surrounded by secrets. When his wife Nancy was alive he kept secrets from her and now that she is dead, he must hide his new happiness from his children, Lucy and Ed. But they too have their troubles: Ed's marriage is in trouble, Lucy is being stalked by her ex-boyfriend, and both worry that their father will find a new partner. To Heaven by Water is a touching and hilarious portrait of a family trying to come to terms with loss in their own way.

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To Heaven by Water Reviews


'Perceptive and frequently moving' The Times 'A high-class piece of literary entertainment' Spectator 'What distinguishes To Heaven by Water and turns it into a convincing take on the English (or rather London) early twenty-first century is the eye for detail and the sheer brio of the writing' Independent 'Cartwright's books are literary icebergs with more concealed than shown, which keep on working long after the turn of the final page' Daily Mail

About Justin Cartwright


Justin Cartwright's novels include the Booker-shortlisted In Every Face I Meet, the Whitbread Novel Award-winner Leading the Cheers and the acclaimed White Lightning, shortlisted for the 2002 Whitbread Novel Award. His previous novel, The Promise of Happiness, won the 2005 Hawthorden Prize. Justin Cartwright was born in South Africa and lives in London.

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GOR001740556
To Heaven by Water by Justin Cartwright
Justin Cartwright
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2010-04-05
320
1408801035
9781408801031
N/A
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