The Woman Who Stole My Life
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The Woman Who Stole My Life

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Ever wish you could trade your life in for a better one? The Woman Who Stole My Life is a story full of wit and charm, from the international bestselling author Marian Keyes 'Name: Stella Sweeney. Height: average. Recent life events: dramatic.' One day, sitting in traffic, married Dublin mum Stella Sweeney attempts a good deed. The resulting car crash changes her life. For she meets a man who wants her telephone number (for the insurance, it turns out). That's okay. She doesn't really like him much anyway (his Range Rover totally banjaxed her car). But this chance meeting sparks a chain of events which will take Stella thousands of miles from her old life, turning an ordinary woman into a superstar, and, along the way, wrenching her whole family apart. Is this all because of one ill-advised act of goodwill? Was meeting Mr Range Rover destiny or karma? Should she be grateful or hopping mad? For the first time real, honest-to-goodness happiness is just within her reach. But is Stella Sweeney, Dublin housewife, ready to grasp it? 'When it comes to writing page-turners that put a smile on your face and make you think, Keyes is in a class of her own' Daily Express 'Gloriously funny' The Sunday Times 'Keyes manages to have you alternately blubbing and belly-laughing to the final page' Company 'Not only is it a great story with funny, loveable characters, it made me laugh out loud' Stylist 'One of those rare books that will swallow up your day without realising it. Romantic and uplifting it won't fail to put a smile on your face. Marian Keyes is back to her best' The Daily Express 'A warm and hilarious page turner' Good Housekeeping 'Funny but poignant' Marie Claire 'A smart new drama from the awesome Marian Keyes' Heat 'Full of twists and turns, with warmth and humour on every page, it doesn't disappoint' Closer 'A modern fairy tale, it's full of Keyes's self-deprecating wit' The Sunday Mirrorshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 44mm | 388g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141043105
  • 9780141043104
  • 4,018

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Not only is it a great story with funny, loveable characters, it made me laugh out loud Stylist A modern fairy tale, it's full of Keyes's self-deprecating wit The Sunday Mirror One of those rare books that will swallow up your day without realising it. Romantic and uplifting it won't fail to put a smile on your face. Marian Keyes is back to her best The Daily Express Funny but poignant Marie Claire Gloriously funny The Sunday Times When it comes to writing page-turners that put a smile on your face and make you think, Keyes is in a class of her own Daily Express A warm and hilarious page turner Good Housekeeping Keyes manages to have you alternately blubbing and belly-laughing to the final page Company A smart new drama from the awesome Marian Keyes Heat Full of twists and turns, with warmth and humour on every page, it doesn't disappoint Closer A big hearted romp Daily Mail Top five fiction Sunday Express A total triumph Daily Mailshow more

About Marian Keyes

Marian Keyes' international bestselling novels include Rachel's Holiday, Last Chance Saloon, Sushi for Beginners, Angels, The Other Side of the Story, Anybody Out There, This Charming Man, The Brightest Star in the Sky, The Mystery of Mercy Close and The Woman Who Stole My Life. Three collections of her journalism, Under the Duvet, Further Under the Duvet and Making It Up As I Go Along, are also available from Penguin. Marian lives in Dublin with her husband.show more

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14,675 ratings
3.52 out of 5 stars
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4 35% (5,090)
3 34% (5,008)
2 11% (1,632)
1 3% (425)
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