Author(s): Marian Keyes
Marian Keyes, author of the international best-seller This Charming Man and the award-winning Anybody Out There, explores life's quirks and idiosyncrasies with unrivalled humour and sensitivity in Sushi for Beginners. 'Dammit,' she realized. 'I think I'm having a nervous breakdown.' Hot-shot magazine editor Lisa Edwards' career is destined for high-rise New York when suddenly she's diverted to low-rise Dublin. But what can she do about it? Ashling Kennedy, Lisa's super-organized assistant, worries about everything from her lack of waist to the lack of men in her life. She's even anxious about a little bit of raw fish ...Clodagh Kelly is Ashling's best friend and has her prince, her beautiful kids and a lovely house - everything in fact that Ashling ever wanted. She should be - yet, she's not - happy. Three women on the verge of happiness and even closer to complete breakdown. Which way will they fall? 'Keyes has given romantic comedy a much-needed face-lift. Chatty and warmhearted, Keyes's talent is to tell it how it is' Independent 'Laden with plots twists, jokey asides and nicely turned bits of zeitgeisty observational humour ...her energetic, well-constructed prose delivers life and people in satisfyingly various shades of grey' Guardian 'The hottest young female writer in Britain and the voice of a generation' Daily Mirror www. mariankeyes.com Marian Keyes's international bestselling novels include her Walsh sisters novels, Rachel's Holiday, Watermelon, Angels, the award-winning Anybody Out There and now The Mystery of Mercy Close, which have marked Marian Keyes as one of the most distinctive female voices of this generation.
Marian Keyes' international bestselling novels include Rachel's Holiday, Last Chance Saloon, Sushi for Beginners, Angels, The Other Side of the Story, Anybody Out There, This Charming Man, The Brightest Star in the Sky, The Mystery of Mercy Close and The Woman Who Stole My Life. Three collections of her journalism, Under the Duvet, Further Under the Duvet and Making It Up As I Go Along, are also available from Penguin. Marian lives in Dublin with her husband.