Angels (Paperback)

A Novel

By Marian Keyes

William Morrow Paperbacks, 9780060512149, 448pp.

Publication Date: February 5, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Mass Market (5/27/2003)
Hardcover (6/1/2002)
Paperback (4/1/2003)

List Price: 15.99*
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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.

About the Author

Marian Keyes is the author of ten bestselling novels and two essay collections. She lives in Ireland with her husband and their two imaginary dogs.

Praise For Angels: A Novel

“A heavenly romp…Keyes entertains every inch of the way.”
— Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers

“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.”
— Booklist