Upside Down, Inside Out

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Penguin Group Australia, Apr 3, 2006 - Fiction - 480 pages

Set in Ireland, England and Australia, this is the funny and heartwarming story of two people whose lives are about to turn upside down and inside out.

Eva is off to Australia on a break from her job in a Dublin delicatessen, hoping to forget a fizzled romance and find inspiration for a new career. Joseph is taking a holiday from his stressful London job. Each is on a search for some answers about life. Then something quite unexpected happens. They meet each other.

Upside Down Inside Out is a novel about love, adventure, honesty and discovering that the person you've always wanted to be might just be the person you already are.

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User Review  - HeatherLINC - www.librarything.com

This is a delightful, entertaining read sprinkled with gentle humour and a large dose of romance as Eva and Joe, the two protagonists, weave their way through a complicated maze of untruths and ... Read full review

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User Review  - ABShepherd - LibraryThing

This is a bit of a light fluffy kind of a read. No real drama or pathos, a little bit of humor and a little bit of romance. Eva is an Irish shop assistant who once had dreams of being an artist. She's ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerneyis the author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste for It, Upside Down Inside Out, Spin the Bottle, The Alphabet Sisters, Family Baggage, Those Faraday Girls, At Home with the Templetons, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories and a short story collection, All Together Now.Those Faraday Girls was the winner of the General Fiction Book of the Year prize at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. In 2006 Monica was the ambassador for the Australian Government initiative Books Alive, with her novella Odd One Out.Monica grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia and has been living between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. She and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin.

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