The Gradual Demise of Phillipa

The Gradual Demise of Phillipa : a journey through the trials of love tohappiness and freedom

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This funny, beautifully illustrated book with its original take on male-female relationships will reach many new Emma Magenta enthusiasts via the ABC TV series, screening twice weekly on ABC1 from 15 February to 5 April 2011. A natural for the Mother's Day Gift market, this will be strongly supported by ABC TV promotion as well as a huge digital expression 'As I was musing on what I had long suspected (that sport and beauty were incompatible), I fell over and just sort of died. And as I lay there, pondering the great void that swam before me, I was carried away by special creatures to a place where people go when consumed by too much disappointment, or weighed down by the consequences of burying too many feelings...I always imagined that dying would liberate me from all awareness, thereby ensuring a certain freedom, but alas no. Everything pretty much goes on as before except that you have to stay in the same outfit you arrived in and you can't find decent coffee aâ nâ yâ wâ hâ eâ râ e...' Phillipa Finch has died from a broken heart. Is there anything that can bring her back..? Emotional cowboys, red high-heeled boots, and what to wear when you are broken-hearted and don't want anyone to know are all rolled up in this original, funny book, with its sharp-eyed observations on the miscommunications in male-female relationships and its gentle compassion for the walking wounded in the ongoing skirmishes and occasional peace treaties between men and women.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 126 pages
  • 132.08 x 180.34 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Media tie-in
  • Media tie-in
  • 0733329675
  • 9780733329678

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