Another Idea of Happiness

Another Idea of Happiness

How far should we go in our insatiable quest for happiness?

Philadelphia 2010, the first day of spring

Agatha has just escaped from jail. After thirty years behind bars, she only has a few left to go. So why escape now and risk everything?

At a gas station near the university campus, Agatha climbs into Milly’s car and obliges her to drive across the country. Milly acquiesces but little does she know what Agatha has in store for her…  Although a generation apart, Agatha’s infectious thirst for life not only shatters Milly’s routine, but makes her rethink the quiet existence she always thought she wanted. During the course of their journey they share dreams that never fade, and revisit loves that never die.

The two women spend five days together on the open road. And a series of encounters from the past brings them closer to Agatha’s secret.

How far should we go in our insatiable quest for happiness? What hopes should we never give up on? In this novel, Marc Levy reaffirms our unconditional need for freedom and sheds light on a chapter of American history.

Type : roman
Publication date : 2014/04/24
EAN Paperback : 9782221135730
EAN Ebook : 9782361321024
Publishers : Robert Laffont | Versilio

Media

What readers are saying

presse
23.04.2014

“An extraordinary five-day road movie.”

Le Figaro
presse
24.04.2014

“Take a ride with Another Idea of Happiness. Levy’s know-how is undeniable; his characters are finely crafted and his story makes for a great ride… A stunning journey across America.”

Le Parisien
presse
04.05.2014

“Truly great, well-constructed, clever, and devilishly addictive: this book makes you want to jump in the car and follow in the footsteps of Agatha, Milly and the whole colourful crowd filling the book from the first to the last page.”

Le Journal de Québec et Montréal
presse
07.05.2014

“Astounding. A map of the heart. Once again, well done!”

France 2
presse
10.05.2014

“One of our greatest authors… loved by every generation.”

Benjamin Petrover, Europe 1
presse
17.04.2014

“A wonderful story of love and friendship.”

Paris Match
presse
23.04.2014

Another Idea of Happiness – this spring’s literary event.”

Phillippe Vallet, France Info

International publications

Друга представа за щастието
Друга представа за щастието
Colibri
Bulgaria
Другое счастье
Другое счастье
Atticus
Russia
Başqa bir xoşbəxtlik
Başqa bir xoşbəxtlik
Qanun
Azerbaijan
Eine andere Vorstellung vom Glück
Eine andere Vorstellung vom Glück
Blanvalet
Germany
MỘT Ý NIỆM KHÁC VỀ HẠNH PHÚC
MỘT Ý NIỆM KHÁC VỀ HẠNH PHÚC
Nha Nam
Vietnam
Drugačije zamišljena sreća
Drugačije zamišljena sreća
Laguna
Serbia
Un alt fel de fericire
Un alt fel de fericire
Trei
Romania
Başka Bir Mutluluk Fikri
Başka Bir Mutluluk Fikri
Can Yayınları
Turkey
Los límites de nuestro infinito
Los límites de nuestro infinito
Planeta
Spain
幸福的另一种含义
幸福的另一种含义
Hunan
China
Marc Levy, photographie de David Ken

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