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  • Published: 7 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241392829
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $26.99

Right After the Weather




From The New York Times bestselling author of Carry the One, a new novel exploring the consequences of a terrible crime

Cate is a stage designer in Chicago, caught up in an unconventional web of friends and lovers, when her life is suddenly overturned. Walking into her best friend's kitchen one day, she witnesses an act of violence that forces her to do something she never thought she could do. Nothing will ever be the same again.

Wry, compassionate and startlingly beautiful, Right After the Weather explores the mess of trauma and love, and the reverberations of our actions.

  • Published: 7 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241392829
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $26.99

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Praise for Right After the Weather

Here's passion and addiction, guilt and damage, all the beautiful mess of family life, Carry the One will lift readers off their feet and bear them along on its eloquent tide

Emma Donoghue, on Carry the One

Superb . . . Anshaw sees her characters with startling clarity, an acute alertness to nuance, and no small helping of warmth and humour. A marvellous novel, grown-up, smart and emotionally intelligent

Patrick Ness, Guardian, on Carry the One

Her deftly episodic novel of love, time and off-beat family life is warm, generous and wise. Enormously engaging

Daily Mail on Carry the One

Beautifully observed . . . intimately dissects how one event or choice can alter the trajectory of a life, how a fork in the road can lead to wholly unexpected and divergent outcomes

The New York Times on Carry the One

Carol Anshaw has written a wonderful character in Cate, who is juggling a series of events and relationships, none of which quite connect or overlap with each other. The writing is smart and often funny, and the detail, perceptive and brilliantly observed. I loved being submerged in Cate's chaotic life, and even as I closed the last page, I was completely sure that she and all the other characters were alive and well, and continuing to muddle through, somewhere in Chicago

Claire Fuller

An exquisitely observed story of passion and friendship

Observer

I loved this so much. Thought-provoking, emotionally intelligent and beautifully written

Daily Mail

Anshaw crafts an engaging narrative with her customary precision and tart humor. Another treat from the great Anshaw: sharply observed, unsentimentally compassionate, always cognizant of life's complexities

Kirkus starred review

Anshaw brings a fresh, keen voice to this story of modern lesbian life...[it] will captivate readers

Publishers Weekly starred review

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