Ordinary People (Hardcover)

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Two British couples are entering the early stages of midlife: Damian and Stephanie, married with three children, living in the country; and Michael and Melissa, with two children, engaged but not married; each telling their point of view of trying relationships. A remarkable and entertaining read.

— From Diana's Picks

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A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Winner - South Bank Sky Arts Award for Literature
A Washington Post "Lily Lit" Book Club Selection
Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction, the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, and the Rathbones Folio Prize

Evoking the sharp insight of Little Fires Everywhere and the sweep of NW, an incisive portrait of the bliss and torment of domestic love.

About the Author


DIANA EVANS is a British author of Nigerian and English descent. Her bestselling novel, 26a, won the inaugural Orange Award for New Writers and the British Book Awards deciBel Writer of the Year prize. It was also shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel, the Guardian First Book, the Commonwealth Best First Book and the Times/Southbank Show Breakthrough awards, and longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Her second novel, The Wonder, is currently under option for TV dramatization. She is a former dancer, and as a journalist and critic has contributed to Marie Claire, TheIndependent, The Guardian, the Observer, The Times, The Telegraph, Financial Times and Harper's Bazaar, among others. Ordinary People is her third novel. She lives in London.


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Product Details
ISBN: 9781631494819
ISBN-10: 1631494813
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: September 11th, 2018
Pages: 320
Language: English

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