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A Moment of Grace

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A Moment of Grace by Patrick Dillon
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How do you learn to live in the wake of death? Patrick Dillon and Nicola Thorold were together for twenty-eight years. Patrick was an award-winning architect and writer and Nicola a leading figure in theatre, awarded an OBE for her contribution to the arts at London's Roundhouse. Their two children were almost grown-up. Life was good. And then, in May 2015, Nicola was diagnosed with leukaemia. After several rounds of treatment, a bone marrow transplant and many waves of recovery and decline, she died thirteen months after her diagnosis. Six months later, at Christmas, Patrick started to write. A Moment of Grace is the searing, tender account of Patrick's life with Nicola and her illness, and his life after her loss. But it is more than a story of illness and unbearable grief- it is a book of memory, of home, of family. It is a tale of the transfiguring power of love. Heartbreaking, life-affirming and truly unforgettable, A Moment of Grace is one man's journey to find life after his wife's death.

Author Biography

Patrick Dillon is a writer and architect who has overseen the design of buildings including the National Theatre and Daunts bookshops. He lives in London.
Release date NZ
May 24th, 2018
Pages
224
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Ebury Press
ISBN-13
9781785038464
Product ID
26884579

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