The Rearranged Life of Oona Lockhart
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The Rearranged Life of Oona Lockhart

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'Reminiscent of Liane Moriarty's What Alice Forgot and Kate Atkinson's Life After Life, Oona is a delightfully freewheeling romp' Booklist (starred review)


What if you lived every year of your life in the wrong order?

Brooklyn, 1982. Oona Lockhart is about to celebrate her 19th birthday and ring in the New Year. But at the stroke of midnight, she is torn from her friends and boyfriend, finding herself in her fifty-one-year-old body, thirty-two years into the future.

Greeted by a friendly stranger, Oona learns that on every birthday she will enter a different year of her adult life at random. Still a young woman on the inside, but ever changing on the outside, who will she be next year? Wealthy philanthropist? Nineties Club Kid? World traveller? Wife to a man she's never met?

As she struggles between fighting her fate and accepting it, Oona must learn to navigate a life that's out of order - but is it broken?

Margarita Montimore's whip-smart debut is an uplifting joyride through an ever-changing world that shows us the endurance of love, the timelessness of family and what it means to truly live in the moment.

'A heartfelt novel that celebrates its implausibility with a unique joie de vivre' Kirkus

'This witty, fantastical exploration of life's inevitable changes is surprising and touching' Publishers Weekly
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 150 x 234 x 24mm | 565g
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1473227607
  • 9781473227606
  • 5,133

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A heartfelt novel that celebrates its implausibility with a unique joie de vivre * Kirkus * Reminiscent of Liane Moriarty's What Alice Forgot and Kate Atkinson's Life After Life, Oona is a delightfully freewheeling romp * Booklist (starred review) * This witty, fantastical exploration of life's inevitable changes is surprising and touching * Publishers Weekly * [A] clever debut * Starburst *
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About Margarita Montimore

After receiving a BFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College, Margarita Montimore worked for over a decade in publishing and social media before deciding to focus on the writing dream full-time. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and dog.
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1,431 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
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4 40% (569)
3 15% (219)
2 5% (66)
1 2% (24)
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