The Break

The Break

British Book Awards Author of the Year 2022

Summary

*** CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS AUTHOR OF THE YEAR 2022***

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GROWN UPS, MARIAN KEYES

'JUST BRILLIANT'
SUNDAY TIMES
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'Myself and Hugh . . . We're taking a break.'

'A city-with-fancy-food sort of break?'


If only.


Amy's husband Hugh says he isn't leaving her.

He still loves her, he's just taking a break - from their marriage, their children and, most of all, from their life together.

Six months in South-East Asia. And nothing she says can stop him.

But when does a break become a break-up?

A lot can happen in six months. And it's enough to send Amy and her family of gossips, misfits and troublemakers teetering over the edge.

When Hugh returns, if he returns, will he be the same man she married?

Will Amy be the same woman?


Because if Hugh is on a break from their marriage, then . . . isn't she on one too?

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'Mercilessly funny'
The Times

'I laughed . . . I cried'
Daily Mail

'Full of darkness and light, this is Keyes at her classic and most brilliant best'
Red

SHORTLISTED FOR A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

Reviews

  • Involving and beautifully told . . . There's a reason why Marian Keyes is the queen of commercial women's fiction
    i Newspaper

About the author

Marian Keyes

Marian Keyes is a phenomenon. The multimillion copy, internationally bestselling author of some of the most widely loved, genre-defying novels of the past thirty years - including Rachel's Holiday, Anybody Out THere and Grown Ups - has millions of devoted readers around the world.

In addition to her fifteen novels, Marian has also written two collections of journalism, upon which the recent hit BBC Radio 4 show Between Ourselves is based.

Marian lives in Dún Laoghaire, Dublin.
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