As It Is in Heaven, Paperback / softback Book


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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