Everything Beautiful Began After

Everything Beautiful Began After

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"A powerful meditation on the undying nature of love and the often cruel beauty of one's own fate. This is a novel you simply must read!" --Andre Dubus III, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Townie" From Simon Van Booy, the award-winning author of "Love Begins in Winter "and "The Secret Lives of People in Love," comes a" "debut novel of longing and discovery amidst the ruins of Athens. With echoes of Alison Krauss's "The" "History of Love "and Charles Baxter's "The Feast of Love," Van Booy's resonant tale" "of" "three isolated, disaffected adults discovering one another in Greece is the compelling product of an inquisitive, visionary talent. In the words of Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain," "Simon Van Booy knows a great deal about the complex longings of the human heart."
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 42mm | 574g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1907616616
  • 9781907616617
  • 2,037,613

Review quote

"Already a new-generation master of the short story, Simon Van Booy has now emerged as a newly minted master of the novel as well....Van Booy is a writer whose work I will forever eagerly read."--Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain"
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2,873 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (948)
3 25% (717)
2 9% (264)
1 4% (112)
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