Sunday's on the Phone to Monday

by Christine Reilly (Author)
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The Royal Tenenbaums meets J. D. Salinger in this ?sharply observed and bittersweet family romance with a rock ?n? roll heart? (Elle).

Claudio and Mathilde Simone, once romantic bohemians hopelessly enamored with each other, find themselves nestled in domesticity in New York, running a struggling vinyl record store and parenting three daughters as best they can: Natasha, an overachieving prodigy; sensitive Lucy, with her debilitating heart condition; and Carly, adopted from China and quietly fixated on her true origins.

With prose that is as keen and illuminating as it is whimsical and luminous, debut novelist Christine Reilly tells the unusual love story of this family. Poignant and humane, Sunday?s on the Phone to Monday is a deft exploration of the tender ties that bind families together, even as they threaten to tear them apart.

Book details

Publication date
April 05, 2016
Page count
Paper ISBN
File size
1 MB