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On Hampstead Heath

On Hampstead Heath (Hardback)

By Cobbold, Marika

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    15 Jun 21

'No one writes about life quite like Marika Cobbold; no one combines light and dark, humorous and profound, joyous and sorrowful quite so expertly' Guardian Thorn Marsh was raised in a house of whispers, of meaningful glances and half- finished sentences. Now she's a journalist w...ith a passion for truth, more devoted to her work at the London Journal than she ever was to her ex-husband. When the newspaper is bought by media giant The Goring Group, who value sales figures over fact-checking, Thorn openly questions their methods, and promptly finds herself moved from the news desk to the midweek supplement, reporting heart-warming stories for their new segment, The Bright Side, a job to which she is spectacularly unsuited. On a final warning and with no heart-warming news in sight, a desperate Thorn fabricates a good-news story of her own. The story, centred on an angelic apparition on Hampstead Heath, goes viral. Caught between her principles and her ambitions, Thorn goes in search of the truth behind her creation, only to find the answers locked away in the unconscious mind of a stranger. Marika Cobbold returns with her eighth novel, On Hampstead Heath. Sharp, poignant, and infused with dark humour, On Hampstead Heath is an homage to storytelling and to truth; to the tales we tell ourselves, and the stories that save us.
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ISBN 9781911350927
Released NZ 15 Jun 2021
Format Hardback
Available for pre-order, ships once released

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ISBN-13 9781911350927
Stock Release date is 15 June 2021
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Arcadia Books
Released 15 Jun 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Cobbold, Marika
Category Modern Fiction
Romantic Fiction
Press & Journalism
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 145mm
Height: 225mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 380g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Hampstead Heath London, England - Fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade