Author(s): Cecelia Ahern
'The Marble Collector' tells the story of a woman who discovers a collection of marbles in her father's belongings. On learning that part of the collection is missing, she embarks on a quest to relocate the missing marbles to complete the collection and also to understand and complete the picture of a man she realises she never fully knew. As she uncovers the story of a damaged childhood, she also comes to understand what is missing in herself. Moving, thought-provoking and uplifting, 'The Marble Collector' is a love story between a daughter and her father, and a man and his memories.
'Cleverly constructed, full of flavour and moving' Daily Mail 'An illuminating and touching father/daughter story about memory, childhood and secrets' Woman Home 'Beautiful and unexpected ... both thought-provoking and life-affirming' Sunday Express 'Intricate and emotional ... really completely lovely' Grazia 'Brilliant characters, piles of pathos and intrigue...quite simply fantastic' Heat 'Both moving and thought-provoking' Irish Independent 'A must read' Marie Claire 'Enchanting' Good Housekeeping 'Really touching, quite, quite beautiful' Lovereading.co.uk 'A unique read' Closer 'Another hit!' Essentials Praise for Cecelia Ahern: 'A wry, dark drama' Daily Mail 'Ahern cleverly and thoughtfully turns the tables, providing thought-provoking life lessons.' Sunday Express 'An unusual and satisfying novel' Woman 'Life-affirming, warm and wise' Good Housekeeping 'Cecelia Ahern is an undisputed master when it comes to writing about relationships...Moving, real and exquisitely crafted.' Heat
Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. She is now published in nearly fifty countries, and has sold over twenty-four million copies of her novels worldwide. Two of her books have been adapted as films and she has created several TV series. She and her books have won numerous awards, including the Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction for The Year I Met You. The Marble Collector is her twelfth novel.