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Olive

(2020)
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The debut novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author, Emma Gannon.

‘Explores such an important topic with a lightness and warmth’ Dolly Alderton
‘Thoughtful, funny, and honest’ Elizabeth Gilbert
‘Brilliantly observed’ Sophie Kinsella
‘It'll give a voice to countless women’ Marian Keyes

Olive and her friends have shared every milestone.

From first loves and first heartbreaks to flatshares and the first scary steps into the real world, they’ve been through it all – together.

But in the maze of life, through the winding paths that lead to different choices and different futures, will the bonds of friendship hold strong when Olive needs them most?

Moving, memorable and a mirror for anyone at a crossroads, OLIVE is a love letter to the life raft of female friendship and reminds us how, with a little courage, we can all follow our own paths.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"It's warm and charming and yet VERY brave in its honesty about having children and how that impacts female friendships. I suspect a lot of women will feel relieved and seen when they read it." - Holly Bourne

"This tale of four young women trying to sort out the dilemmas of motherhood … will bring relief and recognition to many. It’s a lovely book - thoughtful, searching, funny, and (most importantly) honest." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"It'll give a voice to countless women . . . a profound issue wrapped inside an accessible, highly engaging novel." - Marian Keyes

"Funny in parts, painful in others, thoughtful throughout, it explores many dilemmas, with characters who feel utterly real." - Sophie Kinsella

"Honest, relatable, and incredibly real, Olive is going to resonate with an entire generation of young women." - Louise O'Neill

"Important themes explored by a true champion of women." - Nina Stibbe

"So fresh and funny and utterly distinctive . . . I loved it." - Emma Jane Unsworth


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Hardback Editions

July 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: Olive: The hotly-anticipated debut novel for 2020 from the bestselling author
Author(s): Emma Gannon
ISBN: 0-00-838272-7 / 978-0-00-838272-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

June 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Olive
Author(s): Emma Gannon
ISBN: 0-00-838273-5 / 978-0-00-838273-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


March 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: Olive
Author(s): Emma Gannon
ISBN: 1-5248-6500-1 / 978-1-5248-6500-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Olive: The hotly-anticipated debut novel for 2020 from the bestselling author
Author(s): Emma Gannon
ISBN: 0-00-838268-9 / 978-0-00-838268-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

March 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Olive
Author(s): Emma Gannon
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Availability: Amazon   


July 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Olive
Author(s): Emma Gannon
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   


July 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Olive
Author(s): Emma Gannon
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Olive
Author(s): Emma Gannon
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2021 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Olive
Author(s): Emma Gannon
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


July 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Olive: The debut novel that everyone's talking about for 2020 from the bestselling author
Author(s): Emma Gannon
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU