My Name Is Lucy Barton : From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge



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Author: Strout, Elizabeth

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Published on 2 March 2017 by Penguin Books Ltd in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 208 pages
131 x 196 x 14 | 158g

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE & THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONAn exquisite story of mothers and daughters from the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive KitteridgeLucy is recovering from an operation in a New York hospital when she wakes to find her estranged mother sitting by her bed. They have not seen one another in years. As they talk Lucy finds herself recalling her troubled rural childhood and how it was she eventually arrived in the big city, got married and had children. But this unexpected visit leaves her doubting the life she's made: wondering what is lost and what has yet to be found.

The story continues in Anything is Possible, Oh William! and Lucy by the Sea, available to read now!*****'A terrific writer' Zadie Smith'A superbly gifted storyteller and a craftswoman in a league of her own' Hilary Mantel'So good it gave me goosebumps. One of the best writers in America' Sunday Times