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A New Map of Love

A New Map of Love (out of print)

Author: Abi Oliver
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Description

How can you pack for the journey of a lifetime? George Baxter has settled for a comfortable life, content as the years unfold predictably - until Win, his wife of twenty-six years, dies. With his loyal dog Monty by his side, George throws himself into his work as an antiques dealer. His business is at the heart of the village and all sorts pass through the doors, each person in search of their own little piece of history. When George meets local widow Sylvia Newsome, he imagines a different kind of future. But life has more revelations to offer him. Over the course of an English summer George uncovers some unexpected mysteries from his past, which could shape his tomorrows ...

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Antiques shop owner George is about to discover A New Map of Love - will the antiques that pass through his shop show him the way?

Reviews

George Baxter is one of those rare characters in a novel that you feel you've known all your life. Full of hilarious set pieces and moments of tender reflection, A New Map of Love sneaks up on you, the last page is as lovely as the first. I loved it. -- Kit de Waal, author of Costa-shortlisted My Name is Leon A New Map of Love is an acute and beguiling study of life, love and the endless flat footed dance of men and women. -- Sarah Dunant

Author description

Abi Oliver has spent much of her life in the Thames Valley. She studied at Oxford and London Universities, has worked for a charity, as a nurse, on Indian Railways and as a writer. She has also raised four children and lives in Purley-on-Thames. This is her first novel as Abi Oliver.

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General Fields

  • : 9781447284024
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan
  • : March 2017
  • : 216mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2017
  • : March 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Abi Oliver
  • : 464
  • : 823.92
  • : en
  • : Main Market Ed.
  • : Hardback