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The brightest star in the sky
Marian Keyes
Adult Fiction KEYES

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Summary: A wry and life-affirming novel from the internationally bestselling author Marian Keyes's inimitable blend of rollicking humor, effervescent prose, and stories that deal with real-life issues have captivated readers around the globe. She is one of the bestselling authors of women's fiction in the English-speaking world. Her new novel will delight fans of Candace Bushnell's darkly comic sensibility and Sophie Kinsella's fast-paced action. The Brightest Star in the Sky follows seven neighbors whose lives become entangled when a sassy and prescient spirit pays a visit to their Dublin townhouse with the intent of changing at least one of their lives. But what will this metamorphosis be and who will the sprite choose? There's Matt and Maeve, the newlyweds struggling to overcome the first obstacle in their storybook romance; Lydia, the brassy but vulnerable cabbie; Katie, the just-turned-forty PR executive searching for a more gratifying life; and the eldest resident, Jemima, currently playing hostess to her son Fionn, who is in town to star as the hunky gardener in a hot new television show. Keyes's universal themes and appealing characters have made her an international phenomenon, and are sure to conquer a wider American audience. With The Brightest Star in the Sky , she delivers another satisfying story charming in its wit and surprising in its depth.


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main characters Katie
Female
Age: 40
Irish
Publicist

Conall
Male
Irish
Katie's boyfriend; has a fear of commitment.

Maeve
Female
Irish
Matt's wife.

Matt
Male
Irish
Maeve's husband.

Fionn
Male
Irish
Hopes to begin a TV career; foster mother is psychic.



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