A heart-warming novel about love, loss and listening
Maureen McCormack wakes up in hospital after a stroke. Her memory is fragmented and she can say only one word – yes.
Friends, family and lovers visit her, filling silences with secrets and learning to open up as Maureen learns to listen.
As the revelations mount, she and those around her attempt to come to terms with all that has been left unsaid and unexamined, and her view of life shifts fundamentally.
When Maureen’s ability to speak returns she decides to keep it a secret until she has made sense of her past and gathered the strength to shape her future.
Yes is a captivating novel about how relationships grow, disintegrate and heal, showing what happens when people really listen to each other.