After You'd Gone

After You'd Gone

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 05/04/2001
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After You'd Gone
Word of mouth, pass it on
I thought the female characters were difficult to follow at first but once you see the present and past intermingle it becomes easy to tell what part of th... READ MORE
Nicole @WstonesHemel
After You'd Gone
Everything you look for in a Maggie O’Farrell novel
The classics of Maggie’s work are here with this novel, with paragraphs flitting between timelines and POVs in a seemingly random but somehow never confusi... READ MORE
Erin McLeod


AFTER YOU'D GONE is the groundbreaking debut novel from the Costa-Award winning Maggie O'Farrell, author of HAMNET and I AM, I AM, I AM. It is a stunning, best-selling novel of wrenching love and grief.A distraught young woman boards a train at King's Cross to return to her family in Scotland. Six hours later, she catches sight of something so terrible in a mirror at Waverley Station that she gets on the next train back to London.AFTER YOU'D GONE follows Alice's mental journey through her own past, after a traffic accident has left her in a coma. A love story that is also a story of absence, and of how our choices can reverberate through the generations, it slowly draws us closer to a dark secret at a family's heart.

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9780747268161
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 274g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 131 x 26 mm

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After You'd Gone
brilliant - unsettling and moving
I love everything this author has written - but this is my favourite. It's unsettling, powerful and moving.
After You'd Gone
A must read
This is the first book of Maggie's that I read many years ago and from reading this book I became a fan. Its a book about love and loss between Alice and J... READ MORE