All the Lonely People All the Lonely People

All the Lonely People

    • 4.4 • 49 Ratings
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Publisher Description

If you loved A Man Called Ove, then prepare to be delighted as Jamaican immigrant Hubert rediscovers the world he'd turned his back on this "warm, funny" novel (Good Housekeeping).
In weekly phone calls to his daughter in Australia, widower Hubert Bird paints a picture of the perfect retirement, packed with fun, friendship, and fulfillment. But it's a lie. In reality, Hubert's days are all the same, dragging on without him seeing a single soul.

Until he receives some good news—good news that in one way turns out to be the worst news ever, news that will force him out again, into a world he has long since turned his back on. The news that his daughter is coming for a visit.

Now Hubert faces a seemingly impossible task: to make his real life resemble his fake life before the truth comes out.
Along the way Hubert stumbles across a second chance at love, renews a cherished friendship, and finds himself roped into an audacious community scheme that seeks to end loneliness once and for all . . .

Life is certainly beginning to happen to Hubert Bird. But with the origin of his earlier isolation always lurking in the shadows, will he ever get to live the life he's pretended to have for so long?

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2021
July 13
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
364
Pages
PUBLISHER
Grand Central Publishing
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
2.2
MB

Customer Reviews

Apryla ,

You will fall in love with Hubert Bird

This is such a great book. So many themes covered which would make it a perfect choice for a book club. I learned about West Indian culture and the terrible injustices they faced back in the day. You will laugh at times and be gutted at others when reading about the many painful situations Hubert goes through and the book will stay with you long after you’ve finished it. I didn’t want the book to end. Don’t miss this one.

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