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Back When We Were Grownups
by Anne Tyler

RRP €12.80

Back When We Were Grownups
by Author Name Anne Tyler

Book details for title
List Price:12.80
Format: Paperback, 198 x 129 x 18mm, 288pp
Publication date: 01 Jul 2002
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN-13: 9780099422549

Description

One morning, Rebecca wakes up and realises she has turned into the wrong person. Is she really this joyous and outgoing organiser of parties, the put-upon heart of her dead husband's extended family? What happened to her quiet and serious nineteen-year-old self, and what would have happened if she'd married her college sweetheart? Can someone ever recover the person they've left behind?

Reviews

"Beautifully observed... Effortlessly brilliant" Daily Telegraph "Like all great writers, Tyler creates her own world...she is that rare being: a writer so good that she lets you forget it. If you're one of the few who's yet to discover her, don't waste any more time: this ranks among her best" Daily Mail "Superb... Beautifully conceived, masterfully executed... Out of the emotional confusions spawned by dislocated, dysfunctional families, Anne Tyler has produced - yet again - a scintillating comedy of manners" Sunday Telegraph "Her touch, whether comic, wry or tragic, is as subtle as goose down... An insight bordering on genius... Tyler, of the fresh, almost conversational prose, sharp dialogue and all too much human truth, really is one of the wisest and most perceptive observers crafting fiction as life" Irish Times "One of her very best" Mail on Sunday