Instructions For A Heatwave

by Maggie O'Farrell

On Sale: 05/06/2014

Instructions For A Heatwave

by Maggie O'Farrell

On Sale: 05/06/2014

Format:

About the Book

One of the U.K.’s most beloved writers—with over 1.5 million books in print—returns with “a beautiful portrait of family life amid an unravelling crisis” — The Telegraph

It’s July 1976. In London, it hasn’t rained in months. Gardens are filled with aphids, water comes from a standpipe and Robert Riordan tells his wife, Gretta, that he is going around the corner to buy a newspaper. He doesn’t return.

The search for Robert brings Gretta’s children—two estranged sisters and a brother on the brink of divorce—back home, each with different ideas as to where their father has gone. None of them suspects that their mother might have an explanation that even now she cannot share. A journey back to Connemara, Ireland, brings surprises, insights and revelations, as each confronts the knotty tangle of family life and love.

Elegant and compelling, Instructions for a Heatwave secures Maggie O’Farrell’s position as one of the best of the new generation of British writers.

Educator and Librarian Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443418249
  • ISBN 10: 1443418242
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 05/06/2014
  • Pages: 304
  • List Price:18.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Literary

Instructions For A Heatwave by Maggie O'Farrell

The broadest selection of online bookstores. The links will take you to the web site's home page.

Other Booksellers

The broadest selection of online bookstores. The links will take you to the Web site's home page.

SELECT:

International Customers

If you are located outside Canada, the best way to order online is to choose from the following bookstores listed by region and country.