This Happy

This Happy

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 11/06/2020
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I have taken apart every panel of this, like an ornamental fan. But we stayed in the cottage for three weeks only, just three weeks, because it was cut short you see - cut short after just three weeks, when I'd left my entire life behind.

When Alannah was twenty-three, she met a man who was older than her - a married man - and fell in love. Things happened suddenly. They met in April, in the first bit of mild weather; and in August, they went to stay in rural Ireland, overseen by the cottage's landlady.

Six years later, when Alannah is newly married to another man, she sees the landlady from afar. Memories of those days spent in bliss, then torture, return to her. And the realisation that she has been waiting - all this time - to be rediscovered.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781474611664
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 420g
  • Dimensions: 218 x 142 x 36 mm

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This Happy
Loved it!
Thank you very much to the publishers for this new read. I knew nothing about this book or author before starting to read it, let me tell you it was a fabu... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
This Happy
Worth a read
This Happy tells the story of Alannah who is reminiscing about a relationship she had with an older man when she was 23 whilst also considering her relatio... READ MORE
Alexandra Cadoux
This Happy
Not for me
This was quite disappointing and i expected it to be much better than it was. I found the main character and her two love interests to be dull and i didn't... READ MORE
beth younge
This Happy
No idea why happy is in the title.
Really disappointed with this book. Didn't care about any of the characters. One doesn't even get a name !
Judith Duncan