As it is in Heaven, Paperback
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Love is not easy, especially if you find the woman of your dreams and then lose her -- as Philip Griffin and his son Stephen each discover in turn.

Stephen is just a boy when his mother and sister are killed in a car crash, and his father never recovers from the accident: he wasn't involved but is consumed by grief, his only desire to be reunited with his wife.

Before that happens, though, Philip wants to ensure the happiness of his son, Stephen -- now a grown man. 'As it is in Heaven, Niall Williams' tale of love and tragedy, will leave you in tears' Tatler 'A bitter-sweet novel about passionate love giving way to commitment, grief to a sort of healing' Irish Times 'A tender and sober novel with a faith in romance that is absolute' Daily Express 'Delicious coincidence and tragedy, as extraordinary lives unravel and intertwine' Guardian




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A really moving story about how a father/husband who becomes so deep in grief the relationship between him and his son is jeoparised. The story highlight's how love is not easy on all levels.

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