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Cecelia Ahern – WHERE RAINBOWNS END : A Novel


Cecelia Ahern


A Heartwarming Fiction That Explores The Themes Of Friendship, Love & Fate Through The Relationship Between Two Childhood Friends

ISBN 9780007165018
Book Condition LIKE NEW
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date 6 Jun. 2005
Pages 576
Weight 0.38 kg
Dimension 18 × 11 × 4 cm
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A story about love. And how life can get in the way…It’s a contemporary romance novel that explores the long and complex relationship between two characters, Rosie Dunne and Alex Stewart, over the course of several decades The book is written in an epistolary format, consisting of letters, emails, instant messages, and other forms of communication between the characters.
The story revolves around the lives of two childhood friends, Rosie Dunne and Alex Stewart, who grow up together in Dublin, Ireland. As they navigate the challenges and adventures of life, including family issues, romantic relationships, and career aspirations, their bond remains strong, despite the physical distance that separates them when Alex moves to the United States.

The novel explores themes of friendship, love, timing, and the twists and turns that life can take. It’s a heartwarming and sometimes bittersweet tale that spans many years, chronicling the ups and downs of Rosie and Alex’s lives and their enduring connection to each other. It delves into themes such as friendship, timing, missed opportunities, and the enduring power of love. The novel’s unique narrative style adds depth to the characters and their evolving relationship.
From naughty children to rebellious teenagers, Rosie and Alex have stuck by each other through thick and thin. But just as they’re discovering the joys of teenage nights on the town and dating disasters, they’re separated. Alex’s family moves from Dublin to America – and Alex goes with them. For good.
Rosie’s lost without her best friend. But on the eve of her departure to join Alex in Boston, Rosie gets news that will change her life forever – and keep her at home in Ireland.
Their magical connection sees them through the ups and downs of each other’s lives but neither of them knows whether their friendship can really survive the years and miles – as well as new relationships. And at the back of Rosie’s mind is whether they were meant to be more than just good friends all along. Misunderstandings, circumstances and sheer bad luck have kept them out of each others’ arms, but when presented with the ultimate opportunity, will they gamble everything – including their friendship – for true love?
Here is a brief summary of the plot:
Rosie and Alex have been best friends since childhood, but their relationship takes a turn when Alex moves to America with his family.
◆ Rosie becomes pregnant after a one-night stand with a man she meets at a party, and decides to keep the baby and raise it on her own.
◆ Alex and Rosie continue to keep in touch through letters, emails, and instant messages, but their relationship becomes complicated by new relationships and circumstances that seem determined to keep them apart.
◆ Rosie marries her childhood friend Greg, but the marriage ends in divorce.
◆ Alex marries a woman named Bethany, but their marriage is unhappy and ends in divorce as well.
◆ Despite their ups and downs, Rosie and Alex continue to have feelings for each other, but it takes them many years to finally admit their love and get together.
Destiny, Alex and Rosie discover, is a funny thing and fate isn’t quite done with them yet…Overall, “Where Rainbows End” is a heartwarming novel that explores the themes of friendship, love, and fate through the relationship between two childhood friends, written in an epistolary structure.
In the United States, the book was published under the title “Love, Rosie.” It has also been adapted into a film, released in 2014, starring Lily Collins as Rosie and Sam Claflin as Alex, bringing the story to a broader audience through the medium of cinema.
About The Author :
Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. Her novels have been translated into thirty-five languages and have sold more than twenty-five million copies in over fifty countries. 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. She lives in Dublin with her family.

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