Watermelon

Watermelon

Book - 2010
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A hilarious and bittersweet tale of baby-blues and fruitless men.

At twenty-nine, fun-loving, good-natured Claire has everything she ever wanted: a husband she adores, a great apartment, a good job. Then, on the day she gives birth to her first baby, James visits her in the recovery room to tell her that he's leaving her. Claire is left with a beautiful newborn daughter, a broken heart, and a body that she can hardly bear to look at in the mirror. So, in the absence of any better offers, Claire decides to go home to her family in Dublin. To her gorgeous man-eating sister Helen, her soap-watching mother, her bewildered father. And there, sheltered by the love of her (albeit quirky) family, she gets better. A lot better. In fact, so much better that when James slithers back into her life, he's in for a bit of a surprise.
Publisher: London :, Arrow Books,, 2010
Copyright Date: ©1996
ISBN: 9780099489986
Branch Call Number: FIC KEY
Characteristics: 520 pages ; 20 cm

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sparkleNshine Apr 30, 2012

I have read and enjoyed many of Marian Keyes novels (she is in my top 3 favourites). This novel made me laugh on many occasions and really pulled at my hearts strings on others. I truly got a great understanding of who the characters where. If you like Keyes you are sure to enjoy this and if you are new to her this book really shows off her charming and witty writing!

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AnamCara
Nov 06, 2007

This book was ok. I was a little disappointed as I have liked other Marian Keyes books.

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sparkleNshine Apr 30, 2012

sparkleNshine thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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