The Old House on the Corner
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The Old House on the Corner

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A moving contemporary novel set in Liverpool about the new residents of Victoria SquareVictoria Macara lives in the old house on the corner. When the land is sold, she finds herself surrounded by new properties called Victoria Square.The newcomers include mismatched lovers, Kathleen and Steve; Rachel, who is attempting to forget a terrible tragedy; Sarah who is running away from an abusive husband, while Anna and Ernie are just after a quiet life. For Marie, Victoria Square is a refuge from the men who murdered her husband; for Judy, it means a fresh start after forty years of marriage to a man she'd thought she'd love for ever. But it is to Gareth - trapped in a hopeless marriage - that Victoria is particularly drawn . . .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 110 x 172 x 36mm | 281.23g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0752865757
  • 9780752865751
  • 141,541

About Maureen Lee

Maureen Lee was born in Liverpool and had numerous short stories published and a play professionally staged before her first novel was published. Her award-winning novels have earned her many fans. Her latest novel, The Leaving of Liverpool, was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller. She is an RNA winner, and writes full time. Maureen now lives in Colchester, Essex. To find out more, visit www.maureenlee.co.ukshow more

Rating details

273 ratings
4.18 out of 5 stars
5 45% (124)
4 33% (90)
3 17% (46)
2 4% (12)
1 0% (1)
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