The House of Memories

Publisher details

The House of Memories
Author
Monica McInerney
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Fiction
Released
26 September, 2012

Synopsis

Following a tragic accident, Ella O'Hanlon flees to the other side of the world in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoilt half-sister.In London Ella is taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, whose extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her. Along with other members of the very colourful Fox family, Lucas helps Ella to see that she is not the only one still hurting, and that forgiveness can be the greatest healer in a family and in a marriage.An exquisitely moving and life-affirming novel by an internationally bestselling author.'Sensitive and intelligent . . .McInerney's skills at creating family sagas keep getting better.'  The Age'This is a beautifully told story with real emotional depth.  Another triumph for Monica McInerney.'  Irish Independent'There are two sides to every story in Monica McInerney's new heartwarming page-turner. . . You'll laugh but you'll cry a lot more.'  Marie Claire'A beautiful story about blended families . . . A perfect weekend read.'  Grazia
Monica McInerney
About the author

Monica McInerney

One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney is the author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste for ItUpside Down Inside OutSpin the BottleThe Alphabet SistersFamily BaggageThose Faraday Girls, At Home with the Templetons, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories and a short story collection, All Together Now.Those Faraday Girls was the winner of the General Fiction Book of the Year prize at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. In 2006 Monica was the ambassador for the Australian Government initiative Books Alive, with her novella Odd One Out.Monica grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia and has been living between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. She and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin.

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