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The house of memories / Monica McInerney.

By: McInerney, Monica.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Melbourne : Michael Joseph, c2012Description: 472 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781921518645 (pbk.).Subject(s): Memories -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Forgiveness -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | General fiction. DDC classification: [Fic]
Contents:
Following a tragic accident, Ella O'Hanlon flees to the other side of the world in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoilt half-sister. In London Ella is taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, whose extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her. Along with other members of the very colourful Fox family, Lucas helps Ella to see that she is not the only one still hurting, and that forgiveness can be the greatest healer in a family and in a marriage.
Summary: Following a tragic accident, Ella O'Hanlon flees to the other side of the world in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoilt half-sister. In London Ella is taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, whose extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her. Along with other members of the very colourful Fox family, Lucas helps Ella to see that she is not the only one still hurting, and that forgiveness can be the greatest healer in a family and in a marriage.
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection MCI 1 Checked out 10/12/2021 T00537292
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>Sometimes the hardest lessons to learn are those that matter most.<br> <br> Following a tragic accident, Ella O'Hanlon flees to the other side of the world in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss- Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoilt half-sister.<br> <br> In London Ella is taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, whose extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her. Along with other members of the very colourful Fox family, Lucas helps Ella to see that she is not the only one still hurting, and that forgiveness can be the greatest healer in a family and in a marriage.<br> <br> For anyone who has ever loved and lost, this is an exquisitely moving and life-affirming novel by the internationally bestselling author of Lola's Secret. </p> <p>'McInerney has a knack for bringing characters to life; imbuing them with unique voices, perfectly tuned, making them authentically flawed and carving out their losses and gains with a realism that resonates deeply. Full of heart and exquisitely written pain this is one of those novels that will stay with the reader for a long time. Some stories just carry you along with them and make you truly care about the fate of the characters, long after you leave the last page, and The House of Memories is one of those books.' bordgaisenergybookclub.ie </p> <p> Praise for Monica McInerney<br> <br> 'A big book about a big-hearted family . . . an affectionate, funny, teary book about grief, love, lies and revelations.' Sunday Age <br> <br> 'One of those rare books that you could recommend to anyone and know that they'll love it.' Australian Women's Weekly <br> <br> 'McInerney's latest offering is guaranteed to enthral her legions of adoring fans.' Ulster Tatler, Ireland </p>

Following a tragic accident, Ella O'Hanlon flees to the other side of the world in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoilt half-sister. In London Ella is taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, whose extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her. Along with other members of the very colourful Fox family, Lucas helps Ella to see that she is not the only one still hurting, and that forgiveness can be the greatest healer in a family and in a marriage.

Following a tragic accident, Ella O'Hanlon flees to the other side of the world in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoilt half-sister. In London Ella is taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, whose extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her. Along with other members of the very colourful Fox family, Lucas helps Ella to see that she is not the only one still hurting, and that forgiveness can be the greatest healer in a family and in a marriage.

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