Publication Date: 02/08/2012 ISBN: 9780241958438 Category:

Rachel’s Holiday

Marian Keyes

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 02/08/2012 ISBN: 9780241958438 Category:
Paperback / Softback




Discover the deliciously dark and fantastically funny No. 1 bestseller about a woman living life rather too well and being whisked away from it all, from the No. 1 bestselling author of Grown Ups

‘Gloriously funny’ SUNDAY TIMES

‘Irresistible, profound . . . Keyes’s comic gift is always evident’ INDEPENDENT

‘How did it end up like this? Twenty-seven, unemployed, mistaken for a drug addict, in a treatment centre in the back arse of nowhere with an empty Valium bottle in my knickers . . .’

Meet Rachel Walsh.

She’s been living it up in New York City, spending her nights talking her way into glamorous parties before heading home in the early hours to her hot boyfriend Luke.

But her sensible older sister showing up and sending her off to actual rehab wasn’t quite part of her plan.

She’s only agreed to her incarceration because she’s heard that rehab is wall-to-wall jacuzzis, gymnasiums and rock stars going cold turkey – plus it’s about time she had a holiday.

Saying goodbye to fun will be hard. But not as hard as losing the man who she realises, all too late, might just be the love of her life . . .

‘Joyful. Keyes’ clever way with words and extraordinary wit. People stared at me as I laughed to myself’ C L Moore

‘A born storyteller’ Independent on Sunday

‘The voice of a generation’ Daily Mirror

Praise for Marian Keyes:

‘Comic, convincing and true’ Guardian

‘Mercilessly funny’ The Times

‘Funny, tender and completely absorbing!’ Graham Norton

Publisher Review

Rachel's appeal as a heroine is instant and irresistible. What begins as a pitch-perfect, bitingly funny romantic comedy quickly becomes dark, profound, heartbreaking . . . and then light again. Keyes's comic gift is always evident, and the prose itself is propulsive * Independent * Deliciously dark and fantastically funny, Rachel's Holiday is the story of a young woman living life rather too well until the day she takes it too far endangering everything she cares about . . . * from the publisher's description * It's full of LOLs, but also delivers a sucker-punch of emotion - a proper comfort-blanket book * Claire Frost, Fabulous magazine * Keyes manages to have you alternately blubbing and belly-laughing to the final page * Company * Gloriously funny * The Sunday Times *

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