'So funny, so perceptive, so real. I changed my life for this book'Mail on Sunday
Four very different women, one awfully charming man and a secret that binds them all in
Marian Keyes' darkly comic novel, This Charming Man
'Everybody remembers where they were the day they heard that Paddy de Courcy was getting married'
Slick, handsome politician Paddy de Courcy is on the up. His party is set to do well in the elections and he's just announced his engagement to the beautiful Alicia. Which is news to his girlfriend, Lola, who, within hours, finds herself dumped and warned not to talk to the press.
Yet journalist Grace is on the prowl. She has been after Paddy ever since he ruined her sister Marnie's life way back in college. Grace is looking for the inside story and thinks Lola holds the key.
But do any of them know the real Paddy?
'The laughs come fast and furious . . . a gripping, compelling tale' Sunday Independent
'The queen of page-turners . . . brimming with her trademark down-to-earth wit' Cosmopolitan
'Gripping from the start . . . the master at her best' Daily Telegraph
Marian Keyes' international bestselling novels include Rachel's Holiday, Last Chance Saloon, Sushi for Beginners, Angels, The Other Side of the Story, Anybody Out There, This Charming Man,The Brightest Star in the Sky, The Mystery of Mercy Close and The Woman Who Stole My Life. Three collections of her journalism, Under the Duvet, Further Under the Duvet and Making It Up As I Go Along, are also available from Penguin.
Marian lives in Dublin with her husband.