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Released October 6, 2022
ISBN 978-0241606995

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From the Pulitzer prize-winning, Booker-longlisted author of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON and OH WILLIAM! - available for pre-order now

'It is a gift in this life that we do not know what awaits us'

In March 2020 Lucy's ex-husband William pleads with her to leave New York and escape to a coastal house he has rented in Maine. Lucy reluctantly agrees, leaving the washing-up in the sink, expecting to be back in a week or two. Weeks turn into months, and it's just Lucy, William, and their complex past together in a little house nestled against the sea.

Rich with empathy and a searing clarity, Lucy by the Sea evokes the fragility and uncertainty of the recent past, as well as the possibilities that those long, quiet days can inspire. At the heart of this miraculous novel are the deep human connections that sustain us, even as the world seems to be falling apart.

'A superbly gifted storyteller and a craftswoman in a league of her own' Hilary Mantel

'A terrific writer' Zadie Smith

'She gets better with each book' Maggie O'Farrell

'Lucy by the Sea might be my favourite Elizabeth Strout novel yet. Such grace, such empathy, such exquisite and sharp observation - and yet so very much itself too. No one else writes like Elizabeth Strout' Rachel Joyce

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Elizabeth Strout

Elizabeth Strout is a US-American novelist and author. She is widely known for her works in literary fiction and her descriptive characterisation.

Strout's first novel, Amy and Isabelle met with widespread critical acclaim, became a national bestseller, and was adapted into a movie. Her third novel, Olive Kitteridge, was published to critical and commercial success grossing nearly $25 million with over one million copies sold as of May 2017. The novel won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The book was adapted into a multi Emmy Award-winning mini series and became a New York Times bestseller.

Five years later, she published The Burgess Boys, which became a national bestseller. My Name Is Lucy Barton was met with international acclaim and topped the New York Times bestseller list. Lucy Barton became the main character in Strout's 2017 novel, Anything is Possible.

A sequel to Olive Kitteridge, titled Olive, Again, was published in 2019.

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