Narrated By: James Fouhey
Duration: 10 hours and 35 minutes
What to expect
Would you give up the love of your life on the advice of a stranger?
When our hero – an unacclaimed writer, unorthodox professor and unmistakeable New Yorker – first meets Q, he knows he has found his one everlasting love. Over the following weeks, in the rowboats of Central Park, on the miniature golf courses of Lower Manhattan, under a pear tree in Q’s own inner-city Eden, their miraculous romance blossoms.
Nothing, it seems, can disturb the lovers, or prevent their approaching wedding.
Until one day, a man claiming to be our hero’s future self, tells him he must leave Q…
Fiction & Related items, Modern & contemporary fiction
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‘Imagine THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE rewritten by Woody Allen and you'll have some idea of Q's quirky appeal’ Patrick Gale, author of NOTES FROM AN EXHIBITION
‘A quirky tale but at its heart an epic romance’ MARIE CLAIRE
‘A word to the tear prone: don’t attempt to read the ending in public’ NEW YORK TIMES
‘A poignant exploration of the roads not taken’ FINANCIAL TIMES
‘A poignant, often hilarious, consideration of our universal curse of second guessing…It will take a reader with a very hard-heart not to be moved by Q’ SAN FRANCISCO BOOK REVIEW
‘Evan Mandery writes with elegance and humour’ TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT