Jaffareadstoo is delighted to feature the latest novel by Monica McInerney
The Trip of a Lifetime
Penguin Random House
8 February 2018
A heart-warming multi-generational drama about homecomings from the Number One
bestselling author, Monica McInerney
‘I always thought memories were unchangeable. Set in stone, shaped by the years. But there are always others too, ones you haven’t let yourself remember . . . ’
The wilful and eccentric Lola Quinlan is off on the trip of a lifetime, taking her beloved granddaughter and great-granddaughter with her. More than sixty years after emigrating to Australia, she’s keeping a secret promise to return to her Irish homeland.
But as she embarks on her journey, the flamboyant Lola is still hiding the hurtful reasons she left Ireland in the first place. What – and who – will be waiting for her on the other side of the world?
Publishing in February The Trip of a Lifetime is the perfect book to look ahead to spring with and beat the winter blues. For fans of women’s fiction that packs an emotional punch, readers who enjoy Jojo Moyes, Marian Keyes and Cathy Kelly will fall in love with Monica’s writing.
The Trip of a Lifetime shot straight to No. 1 in the Australian bestseller chart and the Top 10 in Ireland.
Those who have followed the fortunes of the Quinlan family which began with The Alphabet Sisters will be pleased to know that A Trip of a Lifetime which sees Lola returns to her native Ireland, follows, Lola's Secret .
Monica is a superstar in her native Australia - she's the #5 bestselling author across all adult fiction
Her books have combined worldwide sales of over 1.3 million.
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