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  • Published: 16 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9781405918756
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672
  • RRP: $19.99

The Break




A hilarious and insightful tale about a runaway husband from the internationally bestselling writer of smart, funny fiction

At 44 Amy O'Connell thinks she's seen, heard or done it all. Until her husband Hugh announces he needs a break - from her. He is going backpacking for six months round Asia where he can do what he wants - and this is the scary bit - with anyone he wants.

'WTAF?' thinks Amy. What's she to do? Stay loyal to disloyal Hugh? Allow her ex-husband back into her life? Run away herself? And what about the children? A lot can happen in six months. Will Hugh return as the same man? And will she still be the same woman there waiting for him?

  • Published: 16 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9781405918756
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Marian Keyes

Marian Keyes was born in Limerick in 1963, and brought up in Cavan, Cork, Galway and Dublin. She studied law and accountancy before turning to writing. Her first novel Watermelon was published in Ireland in 1995, where it was an immediate, runaway success. Marian Keyes is now one of the most successful Irish novelists of all time and is published in thirty nine different languages. She lives in Dún Laoghaire with her husband Tony.

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Praise for The Break

A born storyteller

Independent on Sunday

When it comes to writing page-turners that put a smile on your face and make you think, Keyes is in a class of her own

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