Year Of Marvellous Ways Sarah Winman



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*A Richard & Judy Bookclub Pick Spring 2016* A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS is the unforgettable and completely captivating new novel from Sarah Winman, author of the international bestseller WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller. Marvellous Ways is eighty-nine years old and has lived alone in a remote Cornish creek for nearly all her life. Lately shes taken to spending her days sitting on a mooring stone by the river with a telescope. Shes waiting for something – shes not sure what, but shell know it when she sees it. Drake is a young soldier left reeling by the Second World War. When his promise to fulfil a dying mans last wish sees him wash up in Marvellous creek, broken in body and spirit, the old woman comes to his aid. A Year of Marvellous Ways is a glorious, life-affirming story about the magic in everyday life and the pull of the sea, the healing powers of storytelling and sloe gin, love and death and how we carry on when grief comes snapping at our heels.

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