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Angels Cover


By Marian Keyes

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060512149, 426pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2004


After catching her husband having an affair and being fired from her job, Maggie Walsh suddenly finds her perfectly organized existence has become a perfect mess. She decides, for the first time in her life, to do something daring -- and flees to her best friend, Emily, in the faraway wonderland of Los Angeles. In this mecca of tanned, beautiful bodies, unsvelte, uncool Maggie is decidedly a fish out of water. Yet, overnight, she's mixing with film folk, pitching scripts, even experimenting with sex -- and discovering that the end of a marriage is not the end of the world.

Praise For Angels

“A heavenly romp…Keyes entertains every inch of the way.”
-Associated Press

“Beguiling….A balmy, welcoming emotional climate.”
-Washington Post

“Warm-hearted and hilarious.”
-Boston Herald

“Warm–hearted and hilarious.”
-Boston Herald

“A laugh–out–loud tour through the land of the broken hearts and fun shoes.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“A funny, good–hearted comic novel.”
-San Jose Mercury News

“Genuinely funny, sharply observed and winning.”
-Publishers Weekly, Featured Interview

“Wacky and wonderful...She imbues her charming stories about flawed yet feisty women with incredible warmth and wit.”