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Post-Birthday World, The Lionel Shriver

Post-Birthday World, The

Lionel Shriver

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ISBN : 9781423360919
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The Post-Birthday World is a brilliant what if? novel. But that barely scrapes the surface in describing Shrivers imaginative feat. . . .Its mad genius. . . . A tour de force. USA TodayAmerican childrens book illustrator Irina McGovern enjoys aMore�The Post-Birthday World is a brilliant �what if?� novel. But that barely scrapes the surface in describing Shriver�s imaginative feat. . . .It�s mad genius. . . . A tour de force.� � USA TodayAmerican children�s book illustrator Irina McGovern enjoys a secure, settled life in London with her smart, loyal, disciplined partner, Lawrence � until the night she finds herself inexplicably drawn to kissing another man, a passionate, extravagant, top-ranked snooker player. Two competing alternate futures hinge on this single kiss, as Irina�s decision � to surrender to temptation or to preserve her seemingly safe partnership with Lawrence � will have momentous consequences for her career, her friendships and familial relationships, and the texture of her daily life.�A playful, psychologically acute, and luxuriously textured meditation on the nature of love.� � The New Yorker�Outstanding. . . . Shriver, a brilliant and versatile writer, allows these competing stories to unfold organically, each a fully rounded drama, rich with irony, ambiguity, and unforeseeable human complications.� � Entertainment Weekly�[A] wonderful new novel. . . . The rewards for sticking with these five-hundred-plus pages are as delicious as one of Irina�s feasts.� � Washington Post Book World�Book clubs across the USA should be buying up stacks of Lionel Shriver�s dazzling Rubik�s Cube of a novel. . . . Even if you�re a solitary reader, file this one under Books That Will Have You Talking � to yourself.� � USA Today