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A New York Times bestseller: the kaleidoscopic new novel from Wally Lamb, author of She's Come Undone.


Behind every good man is a great woman - or three

A New York Times bestseller: the kaleidoscopic new novel from Wally Lamb, author of She's Come Undone.

Every Monday, sixty-year-old Felix Funicello sets up a new film for his weekly club at an old-fashioned cinema. But one night, he is confronted by an unanticipated guest: the ghost of Lois Weber.

Once a trailblazing director from the silent film era, Lois invites Felix to watch a new feature on the big screen – scenes from his past.

As these magical movies play before him, Felix begins to understand how a trio of unforgettable women have shaped his history.

An evocative and kaleidoscopic convergence of Hollywood, feminism and family secrets, I’ll Take You There is a radiant homage to a single life and to the resiliency, strength and power of women.

Reviews

Compelling . . . it’s hard not to be touched by this sweet-natured novel.

Wahington Post

John Updike once observed that J. D. Salinger loves some of his characters “more than God loves them,” which might be said about Wally Lamb.

New York Times Book Review

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781784757267

    May 29, 2017

    Arrow

    272 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • Hardback

    9781786330642

    December 15, 2016

    Hutchinson

    272 pages

    RRP $50.00

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781786330666

    November 28, 2016

    Hutchinson

    272 pages

    RRP $37.00

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  • EBook

    9781473539112

    November 24, 2016

    Cornerstone Digital

    272 pages

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