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Keep Walking Rhona Beech

Keep Walking Rhona Beech

Incredibly insightful, funny and poignant’ Helen Sedgwick
A warm and ferociously witty story. Truth rings from every page of this assured, engrossing debut’ Zoe Strachan

When Rhona’s story comes to an end you will miss her. Her candid, raw, messy journey will make you laugh, cry and remember. Not a typical break-up book, it’s much more profound. Nothing has turned out quite how Rhona imagined: she’s been casually swapping one job for another while getting comfy in a long relationship which ends abruptly, and her efforts to adjust to that change are thrown by some unwelcome news…

Flawed, relatable Rhona Beech narrates this beautifully written, pacey satire about female friendship, heartbreak, career change, conceiving and illness, which will appeal to fans of Fleabag. Join her on a laugh (and cry) out loud search for meaning amongst the bars, offices and clinics of Glasgow.

Will her friendships survive the changes and challenges? Will SHE survive? At once funny and tender, Keep Walking, Rhona Beech is a clear-sighted look at a generation of women that was told they could have it all.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 4th April 2019

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780349143651

Reviews

A warm and ferociously witty story of the s*** life throws at us and how we survive it. Truth rings from every page of this assured and engrossing debut
Zoe Strachan
Rhona Beech- sharp-eyed, laconic-tongued, tender-hearted - is your eccentric new best friend. She makes a terrific debut in this witty, chatty, lyrical novel
Kevin MacNeil
Kate Tough's dry wit and keen observations make this eye-catching debut about a defining moment in the life of thirty-something Rhona Beech both laugh-out-loud funny as well as poignant
Lesley Macdowell
One of my favourite novels of recent years. Incredibly insightful, funny and poignant
Helen Sedgwick, author of The Comet Seekers and The Growing Season
Tough is a unique writer and not easily pigeonholed. Her work has a distinct, curious tone which elevates the stuff of everyday life (love, relationships, sex) and makes it very interesting
Laura Waddell, writer, reviewer & publisher
What a wonderful book this is. A wry, sardonic slice of life novel about female friendship and the hard choices we all face when our plans for the future don't quite work out like the fairy tale we planned. Stuffed with wit, joy and laugh-out-loud set pieces, it embraces life in all its awkward glory, unafraid to expose the vulnerable, chaotic side of being human, alongside the funny and the warm. I turned the last page and thought, I love Rhona Beech. She made me laugh and she made me cry. She can be my best friend any day
Mary Paulson-Ellis, author of The Other Mrs Walker
A brilliant observation on relationships and friendships, this funny, poignant book by Kate Tough follows Rhona, whose life hasn't turned out how she'd hoped. Having spent years moving from one so-so job to another, her relationship has just ended and she receives unwelcome news. Along with tears and anger, there's laughter and hope
Hello magazine
This beautifully written, gritty and funny satire female friendships, sadness and illness should appeal to fans of TV series Fleabag...its taut and unflinchingly candid narrative holds the reader's attention...Pack it for your next holiday
The Lady magazine