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Instructions for a heatwave First Edition; First Printing; Signed Copy

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Instructions for a heatwave First Edition; First Printing; Signed Copy
"A story of a dysfunctional but deeply loveable family reunited, set during the legendary summer of 1976, INSTRUCTIONS FOR A HEATWAVE by Maggie O'Farrell was shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Novel Award and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.It's July 1976. In London, it hasn't rained for months, gardens are filled with aphids, water comes from a standpipe, and Robert Riordan tells his wife Gretta that he's going round the corner to buy a newspaper. He doesn't come back. The search for Robert brings Gretta's children - two estranged sisters and a brother on the brink of divorce - back home, each with different ideas as to where their father might have gone. None of them suspects that their mother might have an explanation that even now she cannot share."

This copy is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the pages though slightly faded are clean. The back cover has a slight uneveness to the touch but this is not particularly noticeable. The last few pages have been slightly affected by moisture, again not of huge significance as this has not affected the text or caused page damage. The author has signed in biro on the title page.
There are no signed copies available from online sellers at the present time so this adds greatly to the value and appeal of the book.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0755358791
ISBN-13:
9780755358793
Publisher:
Tinder Press

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Instructions for a heatwave First Edition; First Printing; Signed Copy
"A story of a dysfunctional but deeply loveable family reunited, set during the legendary summer of 1976, INSTRUCTIONS FOR A HEATWAVE by Maggie O'Farrell was shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Novel Award and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.It's July 1976. In London, it hasn't rained for months, gardens are filled with aphids, water comes from a standpipe, and Robert Riordan tells his wife Gretta that he's going round the corner to buy a newspaper. He doesn't come back. The search for Robert brings Gretta's children - two estranged sisters and a brother on the brink of divorce - back home, each with different ideas as to where their father might have gone. None of them suspects that their mother might have an explanation that even now she cannot share."

This copy is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the pages though slightly faded are clean. The back cover has a slight uneveness to the touch but this is not particularly noticeable. The last few pages have been slightly affected by moisture, again not of huge significance as this has not affected the text or caused page damage. The author has signed in biro on the title page.
There are no signed copies available from online sellers at the present time so this adds greatly to the value and appeal of the book.

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0755358791
ISBN-13:
9780755358793
Publisher:
Tinder Press

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