Two Steps Forward: A Novel

March 20, 2018|
Two Steps Forward: A Novel by Graeme Simsion
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A story of mid-life and second chances from Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project, and his wife Anne Buist

Soon to be a film produced by Ellen DeGeneres

Two misfits walk 2,000 kilometres along the Camino de Santiago to find themselves and, perhaps, each other along the way.

Zoe, a sometime artist, is from California. Martin, an engineer, is from Yorkshire. Both have ended up in picturesque Cluny, in central France. Both are struggling to come to terms with their recent past—for Zoe, the death of her husband; for Martin, a messy divorce. Looking to make a new start, each sets out alone to walk two thousand kilometres from Cluny to Santiago, in northwestern Spain, in the footsteps of pilgrims who have walked the Camino—the Way—for centuries. The Camino changes you, it’s said. It’s a chance to find a new version of yourself. But can these two very different people find each other? In this smart, funny and romantic journey, Martin’s and Zoe’s stories are told in alternating chapters by husband-and-wife team Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist.

Two Steps Forward is a novel about renewal—physical, psychological and spiritual. It’s about the challenge of walking a long distance and of working out where you are going. And it’s about what you decide to keep, what you choose to leave behind and what you rediscover.

Graeme Simsion was born in Auckland, New Zealand. His education includes a BSc, GDipC and IS from Monash University, an MBA from Deakin University, a PhD from University of Melbourne, an Advanced Diploma of Screenwriting from RMIT, and a 2014 Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing, RMIT. His Ph.D thesis, Data Modeling: Description...
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Title:Two Steps Forward: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:368 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.92 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.92 in
Published:March 20, 2018
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781443455633

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