Mermaid Chair Sue Monk Kidd



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Dont miss the extraordinary new novel from Sue Monk Kidd, The Book of Longings – published on 21st April 2020, and available to pre-order now The Mermaid Chair: The No. 1 New York Times bestseller and award-winning novel, from the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings. A beautiful and haunting exploration of human relationships, personal fulfilment and spirituality. Highly charged… full of sexual and spiritual desire. Every bit as moving and convincing as The Secret Life of Bees Mirror Beautiful writing…Kidds characters cherish storytelling USA Today Its hard to put this book down for little things like sleeping and eating Elle In her forties, and married for half her life, Jessie Sullivan honestly believes that she is happy. She has a lovely home, a dependable husband and an accomplished and adored teenage daughter. But when shocking news about her mother compels Jessie to visit the island where she grew up, she finds herself drawn to Brother Thomas, a Benedictine monk on the verge of taking his final vows. Amidst the seductive beauty of the South Carolina salt marshes, Jessie is torn between powerful new longings and her enduring marriage. After all these years she is finally beginning to understand who she really is and where she belongs. But she has still to discover how much of her old life has a place in the new one. What readers are saying about The Mermaid Chair: I was drawn in from the first sentence and felt emotionally attached to each and every one of the characters. Couldnt put it down; loved it Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars The telling of the tale was thoughtful and very beautiful and I felt that Id shared Jessies journey Amazon reviewer, 5 stars This is a wonderful novel, spellbinding with characters that you can wholly visualise and want to know. The writing is very strong and not for a long time have I remembered the style, flavour and feeling of a novelists writing long after Ive finished it Amazon reviewer, 5 stars This book spoke right to my heart, right to the pull and tug of what it is to be a woman, a wife, a mother. This book is beautifully written and has become my favourite amongst the Sue Monk Kidd novels that I have devoured Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

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