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Wish You Were Here

Time Out Novel of the Year

`Astonishingly moving' Sunday Express

On an autumn day in 2006, on the Isle of Wight, Jack Luxton - former Devon farmer, now proprietor of a seaside caravan park - receives the news that his brother Tom, not seen for years, has been killed in Iraq.

For Jack and his wife Ellie this will have a potentially catastrophic impact and compel Jack to make a crucial journey: to receive his brother's remains, but also to return to the land of his past and confront his most secret, troubling memories.

Building to a fiercely suspenseful climax, Wish You Were Here is a hauntingly compassionate story that allows us to feel the stuff of headlines as heart-wrenching personal truth.

`Profound and powerful . . . an unputdownable read' Scotland on Sunday

`A wonderful writer' Daily Telegraph

Product Overview
ISBN 9780330535847
Categories BX, Contemporary Fiction, extraordinary, Fiction
Author(s) Graham Swift
Publisher Picador
Pages 368
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.0cm x 2.2cm x 19.7cm
Weight 0.32 kg

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