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Meredith, alone

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Meredith Maggs hasn’t left her house in 1214 days. But she insists she isn’t alone. She has her cat Fred. Her friend Sadie visits when she can. There’s her online support group, StrengthInNumbers. She has her jigsaws, favourite recipes, her beloved Emily Dickinson, the internet, the Tesco delivery man and her treacherous memories for company. But something’s about to change. Whether Meredith likes it or not, the world is coming to her door. Does she have the courage to overcome what’s been keeping her inside all this time?

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For anyone who has lost hope, Meredith will help you find it . . .

NAMED ‘ONE TO WATCH’ IN GRAZIA, CULTUREFLY, THE BOOKSELLER AND BY THE BBC

‘Gorgeous. I shed tears. Very, very touching, sweet and hopeful’ MARIAN KEYES
‘Heartbreaking and glorious . . . [An] absolute joy of a novel’ HEAT, ‘BOOK OF THE WEEK’
‘Beautiful, moving and unexpectedly timely. It’s such a pleasure to spend time in Meredith’s world’ DAISY BUCHANAN
‘Touching and funny and sad and hopeful. I loved Meredith, Alone so much!’ JANE FALLON
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Meredith Maggs has everything a person needs.

A best friend in Sadie.
A beloved cat in Fred.
Jigsaws to fill the time.
Recipes to perfect.
Even a weekly visit from the Tesco delivery guy.

So what if she hasn’t left the house in 1,214 days? That her memories are treacherous, and it’s getting harder to ignore the estranged sister knocking at her door.

How long can one woman keep the world out?
How long before she invites in what’s out there?
And how long does it take to discover the person you were meant to be?

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‘Absolutely gorgeous. If you like a book that makes you feel all the feels, this is the one to go for’ Miranda Dickinson

‘I laughed, I cried, and I bowed down to the brilliant author of this brilliant book’ Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of That Night

‘Thought provoking, relatable and hopeful. Ultimately this is a very human novel with a huge amount of heart’ Culturefly, ‘Books To Look Forward To’

‘A gorgeous, charming novel . . . Sweet, moving, funny and hopeful, with a courageous heroine who sweeps you up in her story’ Jennifer Saint, Sunday Times bestselling author of Ariadne

‘This will be big’ The Bookseller Editor’s Choice

Additional information

Weight 0.266 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.3 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

361

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K