When Dorothy came back from the dead, it seemed to Aaron that some people simply didn't notice.
The accident that killed Dorothy - involving an oak tree, a sun porch and some elusive biscuits - leaves Aaron bereft and the house a wreck.
As those around him fuss and flap and bring him casserole after casserole, Aaron ploughs on.
But then Dorothy starts to materialize in the oddest places.
At first, she only comes for a short while, leaving Aaron longing for more.
Gradually she stays for longer, and as they talk, they also bicker and the cracks that were present in their perfectly ordinary marriage start to reappear...Over a million Anne Tyler Books Sold. "She's changed my perception on life." (Anna Chancellor). "One of my favourite authors." (Liane Moriarty). "She spins gold." (Elizabeth Buchan). "Anne Tyler has no peer." (Anita Shreve). "My favourite writer, and the best line-and-length novelist in the world." (Nick Hornby). "A masterly author." (Sebastian Faulks). "Tyler is not merely good, she is wickedly good." (John Updike). "I love Anne Tyler." (Anita Brookner). "Her fiction has strength of vision, originality, freshness, unconquerable humour." (Eudora Welty).
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 17/01/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099572237