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The Secret Lives of People in Love

(2007)
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"The Secret Lives of People in Love" is an evocative story collection set in present day New York City, Wales, Cornwall, Paris, Rome and Greece. Simon Van Booy explores love's labour and love's loss with masterful simplicity and in touching detail. His prose is spare, economical and evanescent. His characters are often unbearably lonely, vulnerable and private. Their realities are so filled with memories that they seem transcendental and independent of time. Simon Van Booy's voice is reverent, haunting and profoundly humane.

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October 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Secret Lives of People In Love: Includes the award-winning collection Love Begins in Winter
Author(s): Simon Van Booy
ISBN: 1-78074-559-1 / 978-1-78074-559-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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June 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Secret Lives of People in Love, The
Author(s): Simon Van Booy
ISBN: 1-905636-94-6 / 978-1-905636-94-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: BEAUTIFUL BOOKS
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Secret Lives of People in Love: Stories
Author(s): Simon Van Booy
ISBN: 0-06-176612-7 / 978-0-06-176612-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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May 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Secret Lives of People in Love
Author(s): Simon Van Booy
ISBN: 1-933527-05-6 / 978-1-933527-05-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtle Point Press
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Kindle Editions

October 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Secret Lives of People in Love
Author(s): Simon van Booy
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon UK