The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold

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A woman steps over the line into the unthinkable in this brilliant, powerful, and unforgettable new novel by the author of 'The Lovely Bones' and 'Lucky.' Helen Knightly has spent a lifetime trying to win the love of a mother who had none to spare. And as this electrifying novel opens, she steps over a boundary she never dreamt she would even approach. But while her act is almost unconscious, it also seems like the fulfilment of a lifetime's buried desire. Over the next twenty-four hours, her life rushes in at her as she confronts the choices that have brought her to this crossroads. 'Sebold writes brilliantly . . . 'The Almost Moon' is a mature, salutary and timely novel' Helen Dunmore, 'The Times' 'Exhilarating, unforgettable . . . This is a remarkable novel in which every word is vital, each nuance felt . . . Candid, gut-wrenching, at times horribly funny and often beautifully touching . . . The genius which guides 'The Almost Moon' is its absolute, horrible, multiple truths; its staggering clarity' Eileen Battersby, 'Irish Times ' 'As moving as it is unquestionably gripping' 'Observer ' This 2008 Picador Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9780330451352 SKU: 1009504 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.