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Two Steps Forward

(2018)
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A smart and funny story from the author of The Rosie Project - two misfits walk 2,000 km along the the Camino to find themselves and, perhaps, each other. A novel of second chances and reinvention from Graeme Simsion, and his wife Anne Buist. Optioned for film.

Zoe, a sometime artist, is from California. Martin, an engineer, is from Yorkshire. Both have ended up in picturesque Cluny, in central France. Both are struggling to come to terms with their recent past - for Zoe, the death of her husband; for Martin, a messy divorce.

Looking to make a new start, each sets out alone to walk two thousand kilometres from Cluny to Santiago de Compostela, in northwestern Spain, in the footsteps of pilgrims who have walked the Camino (the Way) for centuries. The Camino changes you, it's said. It's a chance to find a new version of yourself, and a new beginning. But can these two very different people find themselves? Will they find each other?

In this smart, funny and romantic journey, Martin's and Zoe's stories are told in alternating chapters by husband-and-wife team Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist. Two Steps Forward is a novel about renewal - physical, psychological and spiritual. It's about the challenge of walking a long distance and of working out where you are going. And it's about what you decide to keep, what you choose to leave behind and what you rediscover along the way.

Optioned by Fox Searchlight for Ellen DeGeneres to produce through A Very Good Production.

Genre: General Fiction    

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May 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
Author(s): Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist
ISBN: 0-06-284615-9 / 978-0-06-284615-0 (USA edition)
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Title: Two Steps Forward: the uplifting new novel from the author of The Rosie Project
Author(s): Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist
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Title: Two Steps Forward: the uplifting new novel from the author of The Rosie Project
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Title: Two Steps Forward
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
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Title: Two Steps Forward: the uplifting new novel from the author of The Rosie Project
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
Author(s): Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist
ISBN: 1-4434-5563-6 / 978-1-4434-5563-3 (Canada edition)
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May 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: Two Steps Forward
Author(s): Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist
ISBN: 1-5385-1920-8 / 978-1-5385-1920-2
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May 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: Two Steps Forward: Library Edition
Author(s): Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist
ISBN: 1-5385-1919-4 / 978-1-5385-1919-6
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Title: Two Steps Forward
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
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May 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
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Title: Two Steps Forward
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Title: Two Steps Forward
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Title: Two Steps Forward
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May 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
Author(s): Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist
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April 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Two Steps Forward: the uplifting new novel from the author of The Rosie Project
Author(s): Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist
Publisher: Two Roads
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March 2018 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Two Steps Forward: A Novel
Author(s): Graeme Simsion, Anne Buist
Publisher: HarperAvenue
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