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Lily and the Octopus

A novel by

Intelligently written, finely observed and surprisingly moving, this is a book you’ll find hard to put down’ GRAEME SIMSION, author of The Rosie Project

Companions come in all shapes and sizes.
Companionship lasts forever.
Ted and Lily -
Enjoy long walks.
Watch films together.
Have been known to share a pizza.
Love each other fiercely.
Have been inseparable for 12 years.
But there is one more twist to come in this tail …
A charming, heartfelt and unforgettable novel about life, love and long walks, perfect for fans of
Marley and Me and The Art of Racing in the Rain.
'An utterly charming novel'
‘Singular, spectacular, and touchingly tentacular’
'Hilarious. Heartbreaking. Weeping buckets. You'll love it'
'Lily and the Octopus is the dog book you must read this summer ...  Reading this heart-wrenching but ultimately breathtaking novel was a very profound experience … As Lily might say, ‘YOU! MUST! READ! THIS! BOOK!' WASHINGTON POST
'Will steal your heart'
'Peppered with laughter and heart-tugging moments'

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Singular, spectacular, and touchingly tenacular." - Chris Cleave

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