State of Happiness by Stella Duffy

State of Happiness
Stella Duffy

Published: 2004

Longlisted for the 2004 Women's Prize for Fiction

When Jack and Cindy meet at a friend’s party they are immediately attracted to one another. Cindy, a celebrated mapmaker, traces the contours of their relationship, from New York to LA, from first passion to real love.

After five years together, Cindy and Jack think they have tested their love to its limits. But then Cindy falls dangerously ill, and the couple must face the hardest test of all.

Told with wit, tenderness and unflinching honesty, State of Happiness is a captivating story of love and loss from a writer at the height of her powers.


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