Marian Keyes, author of the international best-seller This Charming Man and the award-winning Anybody Out There, explores life's quirks and idiosyncrasies with unrivalled humour and sensitivity in Sushi for Beginners. 'Dammit,' she realized. 'I think I'm having a nervous breakdown.' Hot-shot magazine editor Lisa Edwards' career is destined for high-rise New York when suddenly she's diverted to low-rise Dublin.
But what can she do about it? Ashling Kennedy, Lisa's super-organized assistant, worries about everything from her lack of waist to the lack of men in her life.
She's even anxious about a little bit of raw fish ...Clodagh Kelly is Ashling's best friend and has her prince, her beautiful kids and a lovely house - everything in fact that Ashling ever wanted.
She should be - yet, she's not - happy. Three women on the verge of happiness and even closer to complete breakdown.
Which way will they fall? 'Keyes has given romantic comedy a much-needed face-lift.
Chatty and warmhearted, Keyes's talent is to tell it how it is' Independent 'Laden with plots twists, jokey asides and nicely turned bits of zeitgeisty observational humour ...her energetic, well-constructed prose delivers life and people in satisfyingly various shades of grey' Guardian 'The hottest young female writer in Britain and the voice of a generation' Daily Mirror www. mariankeyes.com Marian Keyes's international bestselling novels include her Walsh sisters novels, Rachel's Holiday, Watermelon, Angels, the award-winning Anybody Out There and now The Mystery of Mercy Close, which have marked Marian Keyes as one of the most distinctive female voices of this generation.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 608 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/08/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780241958476
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