Meet Me in Another Life

A Novel

by Catriona Silvey

On Sale: 04/27/2021

Meet Me in Another Life

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Meet Me in Another Life

A Novel

by Catriona Silvey

On Sale: 04/27/2021

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About the Book

“Inventive, bold and surprising . . . Cleverly constructed and highly entertaining.” — Charles Yu

A powerful and poignant speculative love story about a man and woman whose paths continue to cross in different lifetimes—a thrilling and imaginative exploration of what truly defines us and how our choices can change everything, perfect for fans of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Life After Life.

Two people. Infinite lifetimes. One impossible choice.

Thora and Santi are strangers in a foreign city when a chance encounter intertwines their fates. At once, they recognize in each other a kindred spirit—someone who shares their insatiable curiosity, who is longing for more in life than the cards they’ve been dealt. Only days later, though, a tragic accident cuts their story short.

But this is only one of the many connections they share. Like satellites trapped in orbit around each other, Thora and Santi are destined to meet again: as a teacher and prodigy student; a caretaker and dying patient; a cynic and a believer. In numerous lives they become friends, colleagues, lovers, and enemies. But as blurred memories and strange patterns compound, Thora and Santi come to a shocking revelation—they must discover the truth of their mysterious attachment before their many lives come to one, final end.

By turns joyful, devastating, and quietly profound, Meet Me in Another Life is a spectacularly compelling page-turner filled with astonishing twists that affirms the power of love to connect us beyond time and space.

“Entirely surprising, thoroughly enjoyable . . . A truly captivating work with an ending that rocked my socks off.” — Erika Swyler, author of Light From Other Stars and The Book of Speculation

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Critical Praise

“Inventive, bold and surprising—from where the novel starts I could have never imagined where it ends. Along the way the story of Thora and Santi builds in suspense and emotion, revealing itself page by page, layer by layer. Cleverly constructed and highly entertaining.” - Charles Yu

"Brilliant, lush, and achingly imaginative! I love this book in every life." - Beth RevisNew York Times bestselling author of Across the Universe and A World Without You

“Entirely surprising, thoroughly enjoyable . . . Meet Me in Another Life asks what if we could live all our best and worst selves, and what if all those selves have one specific purpose. A truly captivating work with an ending that rocked my socks off.” - Erika Swyler, author of Light From Other Stars and The Book of Speculation

“An intriguing thought experiment and a sweet, melancholy heartache of a novel. Santi and Thora’s bond, in the many varied forms it took from life to life, was moving and claustrophobic. Given the smaller spheres many of us are currently living within, their mutual reliance felt particularly poignant . . . and asks the reader how much we are shaped by the people we love.” - Kate Mascarenhas, author of The Psychology of Time Travel

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063020207
  • ISBN 10: 0063020203
  • Imprint: William Morrow
  • On Sale: 04/27/2021
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price:33.50 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Science Fiction / General
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Literary

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