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All The Lonely People

(2020)
A novel by

 
 
Shortlisted for the British Book Awards Book of the Year: Pageturners.
The 2021 recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Romantic Novelists' Association.

From the bestselling author of The Man I Think I Know comes this heart-warming novel of family, friendship and human connection.

'Hubert Bird stole my heart' Beth O'Leary, author of The Flat-Share and The Switch

'Lovely, emotional, uplifting' Libby Page, author of The Lido


'A heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting look at isolation' Guardian


In phone calls to his daughter in Australia, widower Hubert Bird paints a picture of the perfect retirement, packed with fun and friendship.

But Hubert Bird is lying.

Something has made him turn his back on people, and he hardly sees a soul.

So when his daughter announces she's coming to visit, Hubert faces a race against time: to make his real life resemble his fake life before he's found out.

Along the way Hubert renews a cherished friendship, is given a second chance at love and even joins an audacious community scheme. But with the secret of his earlier isolation lurking in the shadows, is he destines to always be one of the lonely people?

Readers love All The Lonely People:

'Best book of 2021 so far' 5*

'I absolutely adored every page' 5*

'Wonderful, moving, emotional and very thought provoking' 5*

'An emotional journey' 5*

'A beautiful book' 5*

'Heartbreaking and heartwarming' 5*

Genre: Romance

Praise for this book

"A heartwarming story about the power of community and human connection. Hubert Bird stole my heart." - Beth O'Leary


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July 2021 : USA Hardback
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ISBN: 1-5387-2016-7 / 978-1-5387-2016-5 (USA edition)
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Title: All The Lonely People: From the Richard and Judy bestselling author of Half a World Away comes a warm, life-affirming story - the perfect read for these times
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ISBN: 1-4736-8738-1 / 978-1-4736-8738-7 (UK edition)
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February 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: All The Lonely People: From the Richard and Judy bestselling author of Half a World Away comes a warm, life-affirming story - the perfect read for these times
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 1-4736-8741-1 / 978-1-4736-8741-7 (UK edition)
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July 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: All The Lonely People: From the Richard and Judy bestselling author of Half a World Away comes a warm, life-affirming story - the perfect read for these times
Author(s): Mike Gayle
ISBN: 1-4736-8739-X / 978-1-4736-8739-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: All the Lonely People
Author(s): Mike Gayle
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July 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: All the Lonely People
Author(s): Mike Gayle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: All the Lonely People
Author(s): Mike Gayle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: All the Lonely People
Author(s): Mike Gayle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   


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July 2021 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: All the Lonely People
Author(s): Mike Gayle
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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July 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: All The Lonely People: From the Richard and Judy bestselling author of Half a World Away comes a warm, life-affirming story - the perfect read for these times
Author(s): Mike Gayle
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU