The book that nearly wasn’t: Maggie O’Farrell on THIS MUST BE THE PLACE

April 4, 2016

Costa-Novel-Award winner and Sunday Times bestselling author Maggie O’Farrell writes about how her new novel came to be, save for an almost-disastrous sticky-note mishap… We are thrilled to be publishing THIS MUST BE THE PLACE on 17th May in hardback and ebook. 

 

Recently I’ve been a bit preoccupied with this:

Maggie O'Farrell Pages

For a while it looked like this:

Maggie's notebook

And also this:

Maggie O'Farrell sticky notes timeline

Until, one unfortunate day, I found, in the fist of my two-year-old daughter, something that looked like this:

Maggie O'Farrell sticky notes

For a day or two, I looked like this:

Maggie O'Farrell Matryoshka

But then I reassembled it and now it looks like this:

Finished This Must Be The Place hardbacks

 

Find out more about Maggie’s seventh novel in Our Books. Pre-order your stunning hardback copy of THIS MUST BE THE PLACE on Waterstones.com: http://bit.ly/MustBeThePlaceWstones.

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