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    DescriptionConstance Harding's comfortable corner of Surrey is her own little piece of heaven. She lives in a chocolate box house complete with an Aga and a parrot, her bell-ringing club is set to dominate the intercounty tournament, and she is sure she can get her son, Rupert, to settle down if she just writes the perfect personal ad for him. Naturally, things turn disastrous rather quickly. And she's about to learn that her perfect home conceals a scandal that would make the vicar blush.Her Lithuanian housekeeper's undergarments keep appearing in her husband's study and her daughter is turning into a Lycra-clad gap-year strumpet. As her family falls apart, Constance embarks on an extraordinary journey. From partying in Ibiza to riding bareback with a handsome Argentinean gaucho whose only English words are "Britney" and "Spears," Constance is about to discover a wider world she thought it was too late to find.Hilarious, inventive, and ultimately heartwarming, "A Surrey State of Affairs" will appeal to fans of "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand" and the novels of Alexander McCall Smith.


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    Title
    A Surrey State of Affairs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ceri Radford
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780670023424
    ISBN 10: 0670023426
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC21: 823.92
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Approval Code: P25200000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 71
    DC22: 823/.92
    BISAC V2.8: FIC016000, FIC044000
    LC subject heading: , , , , , , , ,
    LC classification: PR6118.A333 S87 2012
    Thema V1.0: FU, FBA
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Pamela Dorman Books
    Imprint name
    Pamela Dorman Books
    Publication date
    29 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Ceri Radford is a journalist at the Telegraph Media Group. She lives in London and has been called the "new Helen Fielding" (Company). "A Surrey State of Affairs" is her first novel.
    Review quote
    "With a heroine as sweet and naive as Constance, there is bound to be trouble. And there is. Hugely enjoyable, this is an unusual and sparkling debut..."The Diary of an English Provincial Lady" de "nos jours"."--Elizabeth Buchan, author of "Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman"