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Sick Notes

Gwendoline Riley

Returning to Manchester, Esther moves back to the flat she used to share with her best friend Donna. Surrounded by empty gin bottles, with her past life safely taped up in stacked cardboard boxes, she proceeds to turn her back on a ’real world’ that seems meaningless and absurd. Instead she lives in her own head. Then she meets Newton, a care-worn American wanderer with a drinker’s face and an angel’s smile. Newton changes everything. But for how long?

Genre
Contemporary fiction
Publishing Details:
Vintage, 2005
ISBN:
0099437856

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