What Alice Forgot

What Alice Forgot

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Remember the woman you used to be ...

Alice is twenty-nine. She is whimsical, optimistic and adores sleep, chocolate, her ramshackle new house and her wonderful husband Nick. What's more, she's looking forward to the birth of the 'Sultana' - her first baby.

But now Alice has slipped and hit her head in her step-aerobics class and everyone's telling her she's misplaced the last ten years of her life.

In fact, it would seem that Alice is actually thirty-nine and now she loves schedules, expensive lingerie, caffeine and manicures. She has three children and the honeymoon is well and truly over for her and Nick. In fact, he looks at her like she's his worst enemy. What's more, her beloved sister Elisabeth isn't speaking to her either. And who is this 'Gina'everyone is so carefully trying not to mention?

Alice isn't sure that she likes life ten years on. Every photo is another memory she doesn't have and nothing makes sense. Just how much can happen in a decade? Has she really lost her lovely husband for ever?

What Alice Forgot is a novel with a tremendous heart about the enormity of all the things that can happen to a person in ten years. It's a story about mothers and daughters, sisters and friends, husbands and wives, and of how you should never lose sight of the people that you love.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 109.98 x 180.09 x 29.97mm
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9780141046297
  • 155,802

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A real page-turner that leaves you to wonder, if you met your long-term partner for the first time now, would you still fall in love with them? * Woman's Weekly * A funny, thought-provoking, acutely observed romantic comedy * Marie Claire * Funny and knowing about what we choose to remember, and fight to forget * O Magazine * Funny and captivating * Closer * A bittersweet tale by a gifted writer * Woman's Weekly * Highly addictive * She * An often funny, sometimes heartrending, deeply personal portrait of a woman attempting to unravel her own mystery * Booklist * A call to embrace life * Easy Living * Praise for Liane Moriarty * - * Every single one of her books is a great read * E! Online * Staggeringly brilliant, literally unputdownable -- Sophie Hannah Keeps you guessing until the very end - perfect summer read -- Reese Witherspoon Moriarty writes vividly, wittily and wickedly * Sunday Express * The writing is beautiful: sometimes funny, sometimes sad but always compelling * Good Housekeeping * Like drinking a pink cosmo laced with arsenic . . . a fun, engaging and sometimes disturbing read * USA Today * Riveting drama packed with suspense and secrets * Woman & Home * Wise, honest, beautifully observed. One of the few writers I'll drop anything for -- Jojo Moyes Straight-from-life characters, knife-sharp insight and almost unbearable suspense will have you racing through it * Good Housekeeping * Perfect * Hello! * A hell of a good book. Funny and scary -- Stephen King A cracking story cleverly told * Fabulous * Fascinating and compassionate * Daily Telegraph *
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About Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty is the bestselling author of eight novels: Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist's Love Story, The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies, Truly Madly Guilty and Nine Perfect Strangers. The Husband's Secret is a worldwide bestseller which has sold more than three million copies and been translated into over forty languages. Big Little Lies is now an Emmy and Golden Globe-winning HBO series, produced by and starring Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. Liane lives in Sydney with her husband, son and daughter.
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411,828 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
5 34% (140,745)
4 44% (181,705)
3 18% (73,838)
2 3% (12,099)
1 1% (3,441)
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