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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves - by Karen Joy Fowler

A novel so readably juicy and surreptitiously smart, it deserves all the attention it can get.... (Barbara Kingsolver New York Times Book Review)

No contemporary writer creates characters more appealing, or examines them with greater acuity and forgiveness, than she does (Michael Chabon)

Fowler has given us the gift of a splendid novel. Not only is the story fascinating, moving, and beautifully written, but also it ripples with humor.  (Boston Globe)

A profound, moving and enchanting look at a very complex family. (Irish Times)

With all the pace of a thriller and the emotional pull of a romantic novel, this masterful work is intelligently written and will reel you in, hook, line and sinker. (The Lady )

Explosive, provocative, and thoughtful, but still very funny. I'm so glad to have discovered the author. (Philippa Gregory Mail on Sunday)

The strength of Fowler's writing is its piercing evocation of the dynamics of family ... probing the intricacies of love and loss with brave humour (Financial Times)

Karen Joy Fowler is the author of six novels and three short story collections. The Jane Austen Book Club spent thirteen weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list.  We are all Completely Beside Ourselves won the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

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  • Katharine O.

    On my way from college. Just leaving
    now. See you soon

    December 15, 2014

  • Roz H.

    Hi all, I can no longer make this date. I'm a bit gutted as it was my choice! Hopefully see you next time. Roz

    December 9, 2014

  • Jessie H.

    Sorry, I am buried under the chores before Christmas

    December 9, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This book is already languishing on my bedside table - so now I will get to read it :o)

    November 21, 2014

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