[Eithne Shortall] Grace After Henry [world of darkness Book] Kindle ePUB



10 thoughts on “Grace After Henry

  1. says:

    I purchased a copy for my kindle on a daily dealTW GriefBefore I share my thoughts let's just say that I am in the minority here and sadly couldn't click with this novel at all Grace loses her husband Henry in a tragic accident but still sees him wondering around in the city of Dublin It isn't until a man that looks the exact mirror reflection of him turns up one day and a big secret is revealed The pacing w

  2. says:

    Ten Reasons To Love Grace After Henry by Eithne ShortallOne – The believable and touching portrayal of the impact of losing someone close to you  The regrets – if only you’d said all the things you’d meant to say  The gui

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    I’m going to state right up front that this novel is nothing like what the blurb indicates It’s so much and then some making it a really tricky one to review because I don’t want to give even a hint of a spoiler I didn’t have one so you can’t either This is one of those novels that you want to go into fairly blind Irish fiction has long been a favourite of mine harking back to my twenties when I used to devour Maeve Binc

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    This was a lovely and often heartbreaking book about love and loss Grace and Henry have just bought a house together when he dies leaving Grace bereft She moves into their new home and one day Henry shows up to fix the faul

  5. says:

    Enjoyable and full of heart ❤️I almost had to put it down bc the grief at the beginning was so raw but I’m glad I didn’t stop reading

  6. says:

    A book about love and loss and grief and hope Grace and Henry are in a relationship they are young in love and have the future ahead of them They visualize their future together and are making plans to visit real estate for their next step O

  7. says:

    This book reminded me a little of PS I Love You I wasn't the greatest fan of that book It's also a little like After You I liked that book better though It was always Grace and Henry now it's Grace After Henry The plot thickens with t

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    Grace After Henry is a beautiful Irish contemporary book about Grace who far too young loses the love of her life Henry in a tragic cycling accident Now left in the home they bought together alone Grace doesn't know what to do or how to go on And then there's a knock on the door from the man whose come to fix her boiler and appears to be Henry's doppelgänger Grace welcomes Andy into her life as she tries to d

  9. says:

    Grief is a prevalent theme in this tale of a young woman whose serious boyfriend is killed in a freak accident It’s not maudlin however or even dramatically moving The components are all there the suspension of belief the regrets the agonizing wish to redo the fateful day even some wry humor as the protagonist sees some of her ec

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    💝FREE on today 6202018💝BlurbGrace sees her boyfriend Henry everywhere In the supermarket on the street at t

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Winner of The Big Book Awards The Best Page Turners 2018 Shortlisted for the Popular Fiction Book of the Year The Irish Book Awards 2018 An Irish Independent Book of the year 2018Grace sees her boyfriend Henry everywhere In the supermarket on the street at the graveyard Only Henry is dead He died two m. Ten Reasons To Love Grace After Henry by Eithne ShortallOne The believable and touching portrayal of the impact of losing someone close to you The regrets if only you d said all the things you d meant to say The guilt that if you d done things differently perhaps events would have taken a different course The anger why me The loneliness and sense of displacement in a world that suddenly seems to be missing a vital partTwo How Grace s memories of the good times with Henry are cleverly evoked through fragments of their conversations that demonstrate their shared sense of humour She Ra as boyhood fantasy figure anyoneThree How Grace and Henry both loved Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol and re read it often together This brought a tear to my eye as my husband and I also share a love of this book though we ve never read it aloud to each other doing all the voicesFour The Three Wise Men the three lovely men Grace meets at the cemetery on her regular visits to tend Henry s grave Each of them is mourning someone close to them as well They provide valuable companionship in love loss grief and memoryeven if that does mean putting up with the same awful jokes every timeFive The incidental characters Dermot Grace s boss and frustrated actor Betty Grace s next door neighbour for whom the word nosy is too inadeuate a description and Grace s Mum and Dad touchingly delighted by each other s company their planned outing to Nando s had me choking on my teaSix Grace s dogged belief in the idea that there may be parallel worlds and existences in which there could have been a different outcome a different life and a future together for her and HenrySeven The possibility of second chances in life and in love Who isn t drawn to that ideaEight The interesting way the author explores Grace s conflicted feelings as she gets to know Andy and what at first seems like a miracle turns out to bring all sorts of complications and unintended conseuencesNine The uestion the novel poses do we ever really truly know anybody Grace thought she knew everything about Henry the way he liked his tea his favourite film But it transpires there were things about him she could never have imaginedTen The message of the book at least for me that you should cherish every moment you have with a loved one

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Cannily like him The hole in Grace's heart grows ever larger Grace becomes captivated by this stranger Andy to her he is Henry and yet he is not Reminded of everything she once had can Grace recreate that lost love with Andy resurrecting Henry in the process or does loving Andy mean letting go of Henry. Grief is a prevalent theme in this tale of a young woman whose serious boyfriend is killed in a freak accident It s not maudlin however or even dramatically moving The components are all there the suspension of belief the regrets the agonizing wish to redo the fateful day even some wry humor as the protagonist sees some of her eccentric behavior as an observer might Colorful characters and a clever plot combined to remind me of another Irish author Maeve Binchy While this was definitely enjoyable Good Grief by Lolly Winston remains at the top of my list in this genre

Free read ã E-book, or Kindle E-pub î Eithne Shortall

Onths earlier leaving a huge hole in Grace's life and in her heart But then Henry turns up to fix the boiler one evening and Grace can't decide if she's hallucinating or has suddenly developed psychic powers Grace isn't going mad the man in front of her is not Henry at all but someone else who looks un. This was a lovely and often heartbreaking book about love and loss Grace and Henry have just bought a house together when he dies leaving Grace bereft She moves into their new home and one day Henry shows up to fix the faulty boiler Only it isn t Henry of course the look alike man s name is Andy and suddenly Grace s life is turned upside downThis is a different sort of story sometimes predictable but often not It s touching and sad and captures grief and love uite wonderfully Grace is an excellent real character and her ache for Henry is so true and honest There are plenty of funny moments too her parents battles with the moths in their home was my favorite The supporting cast is simply wonderful particularly Grace s friends from the cemetery you read that right and her elderly neighbor BettyThis isn t always the easiest book to read as it so well portrays grief and heartache but it s very well done and I appreciated reading such a heartfelt and loving story Definitely worth picking up I received my copy of this book through one of my favorite websites Paperbackswapcom where you can swap copies of all your favorite books hardcover paperback and Blog Twitter Facebook Instagram PaperBackSwap Smashbomb