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Five Tuesdays in Winter

Author: Lily King  

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By the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Writers & Lovers, Lily King's first-ever collection of exceptional and innovative short stories.

By the award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Writers & Lovers, Lily King’s first-ever collection of exceptional and innovative short stories.

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By the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Writers & Lovers, Lily King's first-ever collection of exceptional and innovative short stories.

By the award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Writers & Lovers, Lily King’s first-ever collection of exceptional and innovative short stories.

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'Moved me, inspired me, thrilled me. It filled up every chamber of my heart' - Ann Patchett'Masterful, surprising, and satisfying' - Madeline MillerThe stunning short story collection from the bestselling author of Writers & Lovers and EuphoriaA reclusive bookseller begins to feel the discomfort of love again. A widow whisks her daughter away for a holiday she can barely afford, desperate to help the two of them grieve. A neglected teenage boy finds much-needed nurturing from an unlikely pair of college students. A proud man rages helplessly at his granddaughter's hospital bedside. A writer receives a visit from all of the men who have tried to suppress her voice.The romantic but brutally raw stories in Five Tuesdays in Winter explore desire, heartache, moments of shocking cruelty and the inexorable tug toward love at all costs. This profoundly tender collection confirms Lily King as one of our most beloved chroniclers of the human heart.'Vivid, moving, immersive' - Marian Keyes'Intimate and revealing, unflinchingly honest and insightful' - The Observer'Exquisite' - Financial Times

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Critic Reviews

Five Tuesdays in Winter moved me, inspired me, thrilled me. It filled up every chamber of my heart. I loved this book -- Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House
Lily King is one of my long-time literary heroes . . . masterful, surprising, and satisfying -- Madeline Miller, author of Circe
Each masterful story reminds us that King is one of our finest cartographers of the human heart Esquire
These are stories of outsiders finding their people, of new perspectives, and they place King . . . as one of our great short-story writers Vogue
Intimate and revealing, this is an honest and insightful collection Observer
Vivid! Moving! Immersive! -- Marian Keyes, author of Again, Rachel
Five Tuesdays In Winter perfectly captures those intense, defining moments in people’s lives without ever veering into melodrama or mawkishness. Red Magazine
King dives into the emotional worlds of her characters whole-hog, her wry humour ensuring that tenderness never veers into sentimentality . . . it is the exquisite attention with which King articulates all that roils inside us that secures her place in the contemporary canon Financial Times
Superb . . . Ten raw and insightful stories of the heart from the acclaimed novelist, from a babysitter’s loss of innocence to a nonagenarian at his granddaughter’s hospital bedside i
Endearing, vulnerable characters . . . clever, charming short stories Daily Mail
Love in all its forms is placed under the microscope in this typically forensic collection of short stories from the fabulously sharp, uncompromising American novelist Lily King Metro

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About the Author

Lily King is the author of The Pleasing Hour, The English Teacher, Father of the Rain, Euphoria and Writers & Lovers, which was a New York Times bestseller. Euphoria won the Kirkus Prize and the New England Book Award for Fiction, and was also a New York Times bestseller. It was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. King is also the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award and has twice won both the Maine Fiction Award and the New England Book Award. Five Tuesdays in Winter is her first short story collection. She lives with her husband and children in Maine, USA.

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Product Details

Publisher
Pan Macmillan | Picador
Published
26th January 2023
Pages
240
ISBN
9781529086492

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