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This Is How

This Is How

(2007)
A novel by

 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
M. J. Hyland is the award winning and Man Booker shortlisted author of Carry Me Down. Her third novel, This Is How, is a psychologically probing and deeply moving account of a man at odds with the world.

Patrick Oxtoby is a perpetual outsider longing to find his niche. When his fiancé breaks off their engagement, Patrick leaves home and moves to a remote seaside village. In spite of his hopes for a new and better life, Patrick struggles to fit in or make the right impression. He can't shake the feeling that his new friends are conspiring against him, further fracturing his already fragile personality and prompting him to take a course of action that permanently alters the course of his life.

This Is How is a mesmerizing and meticulously drawn portrait of a man whose unease in the world as it is leads to his tragic undoing. With breathtaking wisdom and astute insight into the human mind, Hyland's latest is a masterpiece that arouses horror and sympathy in equal measure.

 
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Used availability for M J Hyland's This Is How


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Paperback Editions

2011 : UK Paperback
Title: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
ISBN: 1-4074-4228-7 / 978-1-4074-4228-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: W F Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2010 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
ISBN: 1-55468-502-8 / 978-1-55468-502-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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January 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
ISBN: 1-84767-383-X / 978-1-84767-383-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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July 2009 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
ISBN: 1-55468-501-X / 978-1-55468-501-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2009 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: This is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
ISBN: 0-8021-7062-5 / 978-0-8021-7062-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Black Cat
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January 2009 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
ISBN: 1-84767-382-1 / 978-1-84767-382-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

April 2010 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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April 2010 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2010 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: This is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
ISBN: 1-4074-4909-5 / 978-1-4074-4909-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Availability: Amazon CA   

November 2007 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: This Is How
Author(s): M J Hyland
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


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