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“The heroine of Doyle’s 1996 bestseller, The Woman Who Walked into Doors, returns long widowed (abusive husband Charlo having been killed fleeing the Irish police) and four months sober. Those absences and old relationships mark the year we follow in Paula’s new life…Doyle, Booker Winner for Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha and author of The Commitments , does a lot in this novel by doing little: it is John Paul’s quiet distance, for example, that serves as a constant reminder of the horrendous mother and pitiful alcoholic Paula used to be.” – PW Reviews 2006 October #3 (Cahners)

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