Alison Moore

Writer of fiction,
from novels to a story on a postcard


He Wants

He Wants

An Observer Book of the Year 2014

Retired teacher Lewis Sullivan always imagined living by the sea. He lives instead in the Midlands village in which he was born. His grown-up daughter visits every day, bringing soup. He does not want soup. He frequents his second-favourite pub, where he can get half a shandy, a speciality sausage and a bit of company. When a childhood friend appears on the scene, Lewis finds his life and comfortable routine shaken up.

'In He Wants Alison Moore writes with a tenderness and precision that I really admire.'
– Rachel Joyce

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He Wants is available as a paperback from Salt and other booksellers, and is also available in large print, as an ebook, and as an audiobook narrated by Gordon Griffin.

He Wants has also been published in:
North America (Biblioasis)

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