by Kit de Waal - £8.99 Penguin Books (2019)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780241973417 | ISBN 10: 0241973414
A heart-wrenching love story from the internationally bestselling author of My Name Is Leon
Mona is a young Irish girl in the big city, with the thrill of a new job and a room of her own in a busy boarding house. On her first night out in 1970s Birmingham, she meets William, a charming Irish boy with an easy smile and an open face. They embark upon a passionate affair, a whirlwind marriage - before a sudden tragedy tears them apart.
Decades later, Mona pieces together the memories of the years that separate them. But can she ever learn to love again?
The Trick to Time is an unforgettable tale of grief, longing, and a love that lasts a lifetime.
(Price & availability last checked: August 2019)
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