Noah's Compass

Author(s): Anne Tyler

Literary Fiction

LIam Pennywell has spent most of his life dodgin issues and skirting adventure when suddenly, in his sixty-first year, something happens that jolts him out of his certaint and leaves him with a frightening gap in his memory. In trying to piece together what took place on his first night in a new apartment, Liam finds instead an unusual woman with secrets of her own, and a late-flowering love that brings its own set of thorny problems...


Product Information

Quintessential Tyler but full of surprises - a perfectly pitched, enchanting and affecting novel about a man adrift in his own life, Noah's Compass chimes subtly, heartbreakingly with our times.

Born in Minneapolis in 1941, Anne Tyler lives in Baltimore where her novels are set. She is the Pulitzer-prize winning author of Breathing Lessons and other bestselling novels, including The Accidental Tourist, Saint Maybe, Back When We Were Grownups, The Amateur Marriage and most recently Digging to America.

General Fields

  • : 9780099539582
  • : penguin random house
  • : Vintage
  • : July 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 288
  • : Anne Tyler