The Post-Birthday World: A Novel

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American children's book illustrator Irina McGovern enjoys a secure, settled life in London with her smart, loyal, disciplined partner, Lawrence—until the night she finds herself inexplicably drawn to kissing another man, a passionate, extravagant, top-ranked snooker player.

The Post-Birthday World: A Novel

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Two competing alternate futures hinge on this single kiss, as Irina's decision—to surrender to temptation or to preserve her seemingly safe partnership with Lawrence—will have momentous consequences for her career, her friendships and familial relationships, and the texture of her daily life.

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Author Lionel Shriver
Publisher Harper Perennial
Page Count 544pp
Publication Size 5.5 x 8
Publication Notes Softcover
Publication Date February 26, 2008
ISBN 978-0061187896

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