A Year of Marvellous Ways

A Year of Marvellous Ways 2

by Sarah Winman

Paperback Publication Date: 23/06/2015

5/5 Rating 2 Reviews
RRP  $31.99 $27.75

Cornwall, 1947. Marvellous Ways is a ninety-year-old woman who's lived alone in a remote creek for nearly all her life. Recently she's taken to spending her days sitting on a mooring stone by the river with a telescope. She's waiting for something - she's not sure what, but she'll know it when she sees it.

Drake is a young soldier left reeling by the war. He's agreed to fulfil a dying man's last wish and hand-deliver a letter to the man's father in Cornwall. But Drake's journey doesn't go to plan, and sees him literally wash up in Marvellous' creek, broken in body and spirit. When Marvellous comes to his aid, an unlikely friendship grows between the two. Can Drake give Marvellous what she needs to say goodbye to the world, and can she give him what he needs to go on?

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Headline Publishing Group
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United Kingdom
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Sarah Winman

Sarah Winman grew up in Essex and now lives in London.

She attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and went on to act in theatre, film and television.

She has written three novels, When God was a Rabbit, A Year of Marvellous Ways and Tin Man.

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  • Magic

    by on

    I loved this book...haven't read "when God was a rabbit"..But now will look for it.

    Age has no barrier to friendship...but this book was much more than just friendship

  • Stunning and beautiful

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    This is a stunning and magical book. At its heart is a story of friendship between an unlikely paring of an old woman and a young man just back from the war. It’s a beautiful and moving story of Marvellous and her full life. It’s the kind of story that needs a cup of tea and a square of chocolate to share in. It is life affirming and truly special.

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