Midwinter Break

MIDWINTER BREAK

Bernard MacLaverty

With Midwinter Break, a moving portrait of retired couple Gerry and Stella Gilmore’s marriage in crisis, Bernard MacLaverty reminds us why he is regarded as one of the greatest living Irish writers. Through accurate, compassionate observation and effortlessly elegant writing, MacLaverty reveals the long-unspoken insecurities that exist between Gerry and Stella over their four-day holiday in Amsterdam, crafting a profound examination of human love.

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With Midwinter Break, a moving portrait of retired couple Gerry and Stella Gilmore’s marriage in crisis, Bernard MacLaverty reminds us why he is regarded as one of the greatest living Irish writers. Through accurate, compassionate observation and effortlessly elegant writing, MacLaverty reveals the long-unspoken insecurities that exist between Gerry and Stella over their four-day holiday in Amsterdam, crafting a profound examination of human love.

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  • W.W. Norton & Company
  • Paperback
  • September 2018
  • 208 Pages
  • 9780393356236

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About Bernard MacLaverty

Bernard MacLavertyBernard MacLaverty lives in Glasgow, Scotland. His books include LambCal, and Grace Notes, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award.

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Praise

“[A] wrenchingly intimate depiction of a couple in the chilly, hibernal years of their marriage.… [A book] with rare and unexpected beauty.”Wall Street Journal

“Sure-handed and captivating.”— The Washington Post

“Utterly gripping.… This is a quietly brilliant novel, which makes for essential reading.”The Guardian