I Wish Someone Were Waiting For Me Somewhere
In this bestseller which has taken France by storm, all of the characters share the same feeling of longing: they want someone to be waiting for them somewhere. The Parisian fashion plate who is so obsessed with image that she pushes away the perfect man. The rock star who knows his life is going nowhere and finds love in an unexpected place. The pregnant woman, so confident and reassured at the thought of a second child that the idea of losing the baby never crosses her mind. In telling these stories, Anna Gavalda reveals a striking literary talent coupled with a deep understanding of humanity. Winner of the 2000 Grand Prix RTL/Lire. Her works are translated into 34 languages all over the world.
Anna Gavalda : Anna Gavalda is one of France’s most beloved best-selling novelists. Three previous works of fiction, Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part, Je l’aimais, and Ensemble, c’est tout, were published in the United States by Riverhead under the titles I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere, Someone I Loved, and Hunting and Gathering, and in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus. Chatto & Windus is also bringing out her novel, La consolante. Her books sell millions of copies in France and many more in the 40 languages into which they have been translated.