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Publisher: Poolbeg


Language:English | Number of Pages: 614 | Format: Paperback

Isbn-10: 1853716235 | Isbn-13: 9781853716232 | Publish date: 

Also available as: Hardcover , Audio Cassette , eBook

Category: Humor , Non-fiction , Romance

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Book Description
February the fifteenth is a very special day for me. It is the day I gave birth to my first child. It is also the day my husband left me...I can only assume the two events weren't entirely unrelated.

Claire has everything she ever wanted: a husband she adores, a great apartment, a good job. Then, on the day she gives birth to their first baby, James informs her that he's leaving her. Claire is left with a newborn daughter, a broken heart, and a postpartum body that she can hardly bear to look at.

She decides to go home to Dublin. And there, sheltered by the love of a quirky family, she gets better. So much so, in fact, that when James slithers back into her life, he's in for a bit of a surprise.

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    My first, and probably last, book by Keyes. I though I'd laugh with Watermelon but I felt the main character/narrator was trying too hard to make her audience laugh. Not for me.

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  • 2

    Deprimente, con puntos de humor, pero después de cerciorarme por unas cuantas críticas de que no pasa nada... y todo son sentimientos y tal... creo que mi tiempo es escaso y debo leer algo más interesante. Encima me pongo a leerlo en inglés...¡puf!...que no, que lo dejo.

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  • 4

    A bit frustrating at times. The characters don't seem entirely believeable and you will spend a lot of time begging Ms. Keyes to get to the point. But it is a good read and you are guranteed to want to finish it all in one sitting.

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  • 3

    her first novel? not too bad. Claire's character doesn't come across very clearly and when she is later described in the other Walsh books as 'feisty', i was quite surprised.

    i find the Walsh series less engaging than the books about a couple of friends/ individuals.

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