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Louis & Louise

(2019)
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If you could look at one life in two different ways, what would you see?

Louis and Louise are separated by a single moment in time, a strike of chance that decided their future. The day they were born is when their story begun.

In one, Louis David Alder is born a male. In the other, Louise Dawn Alder is born a female.

Louis and Louise are the same in many ways - they have the same best friends, the same parents, the same dream of being a writer and leaving their hometown in Maine as soon as they can. But because of their gender, everything looks different.

Certain things will happen in their lives to shape them, hurt them, build them back up again. But what will bring them back home?

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"Fierce, intricate and intriguing." - Fanny Blake

"Louis & Louise is moving and beautiful, but it will also make you wonder and question, and it will stretch out your thinking so very beautifully." - Joanna Cannon

"What a brave, warm and wise book this is. I loved it." - Tamar Cohen

"Not often does a story remind us of what beautifully complex creatures we are. Julie Cohen has given us that rare gift." - Christina Dalcher

"Beautifully written and thought-provoking." - Kate Eberlen

"A cobweb of a book: beautifully intricate and delicate." - Veronica Henry

"Wow. What a beautiful, ballsy and brilliant book." - Sinéad Moriarty

"A timely read that will stay with you long after you put it down." - Libby Page

"Louis and Louise is Julie Cohen at her absolute best. So cleverly done and authentic, and you feel as if you live in the town with the characters and have been in the story with them." - AJ Pearce

"Hugely original and heartbreakingly real." - Rosie Walsh


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Used availability for Julie Cohen's Louis & Louise

Hardback Editions

January 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
ISBN: 1-4091-7982-6 / 978-1-4091-7982-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Two Lives of Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
ISBN: 1-4091-7984-2 / 978-1-4091-7984-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
ISBN: 1-4091-7983-4 / 978-1-4091-7983-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

February 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
ISBN: 1-4450-7937-2 / 978-1-4450-7937-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
ISBN: 1-4450-7938-0 / 978-1-4450-7938-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   


January 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Two Lives of Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


January 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Two Lives of Louis & Louise
Author(s): Julie Cohen
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU