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Sick Notes
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Sick Notes

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Sick Notes by Gwendoline Riley

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Returning to Manchester, her broken home, Esther moves back to the flat she used to share with her best friend Donna. Surrounded by empty gin bottles, with her past life safely taped up in stacked cardboard boxes, she proceeds to turn her back on a 'real world' that seems meaningless and absurd. Instead she lives in her own head. Then she meets Newton, a care-worn American wanderer with a drinker's face and an angel's smile. Newton changes everything. But for how long?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099437857
ISBN-10: 0099437856
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x 14mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Joshua Spassky by Gwendoline Riley Joshua Spassky, Paperback (May 2008)

Joshua and Natalie share a vexed history of sporadic encounters, explosive drunkenness and failed intercourse, all spliced with the occasional sad intimation of true love. Natalie attempts to start a new life without him in Manchester, but when Joshua calls unexpectedly and asks her to meet him in America she knows she has no choice but to go.

Cold Water by Gwendoline Riley Cold Water, Paperback (May 2003)

Carmel McKisco, a 20-year-old girl working nights in a Manchester dive bar, cut off from her family, and from her ex, forms strange alliances with her customers and daydreams about escaping to Cornwall. She soon finds herself compelled to confront her romantic preoccupations, for better or worse.

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Author Biography - Gwendoline Riley

Gwendoline Riley was born in 1979 and has published several successful novels: Cold Water, which won a Betty Trask Award; Joshua Spassky, which was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and won the Somerset Maugham Award; and, most recently, Opposed Positions.

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