When to Walk

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Canongate, 2008 - Authors - 235 pages
3 Reviews
It looks like just another week ahead. Then out of the blue Ramble's husband ends their marriage over lunch and disappears. With no rent money and her world in shreds, she is forced to reconsider everything she's ever been taught by her screwy relatives, unreliable friends and wayward criminal connections.

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User Review  - duck2ducks - LibraryThing

When to Walk is a fantastic read, but you wouldn't know it from a back-cover blurb or review synopsis: We're told that Ramble's marriage suddenly ends over lunch, her husband calling her an "autistic ... Read full review

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User Review  - DarcySarto - LibraryThing

i absolutely loved this book, which took me completely by surprise. I was expecting a female-centric Bridget Jonesy pulpy novel, especially judging from the uninspiring back synopsis, but what I ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Rebecca Gowers was born in the west of England and brought up south of the Thames in London. She studied English at Cambridge, did graduate research at Oxford on the literature of Victorian police detectives and has worked as a freelance journalist. Her first book, The Swamp of Death, was shortlisted in 2004 for a CWA Golden Dagger Award for non-fiction. When to Walk, her first novel, was longlisted for the Orange Prize. She lives in Oxford, England.

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