Oh Dear Silvia

Oh Dear Silvia

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Dawn French, number one bestelling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous and one of Britain's best loved comic writers, returns with Oh Dear Silvia, a darkly comic pageturner that will have you hanging on her every word.Who is in Coma Suite Number 5?A matchless lover? A supreme egotist? A selfless martyr? A bad mother? A cherished sister? A selfish wife?All of these. For this is Silvia Shute who has always done exactly what she wants. Until now, when her life suddenly, shockingly stops.Her past holds a dark and terrible secret, and now that she is unconscious in a hospital bed, her constant stream of visitors are set to uncover the mystery of her broken life. And she must lie there, victim of the beloveds, the borings, the babblings and the plain bonkers.Like it or not, the truth is about to pay Silvia a visit. Again, and again and again...Oh Dear Silvia is the brand new novel from one of Britain's most loved comic writers and the number one bestselling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous. Praise for Dawn French:'Extremely funny' Sunday Times'A fantastic slam-dunk pageturner' Mail on Sunday
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 112 x 180 x 32mm | 240g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1405911778
  • 9781405911771
  • 430,438

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Beautifully observed. Makes you laugh on every page * The Times * Hilarious. Chortle-out-loud turns of phrase, razor-sharp observations * Stylist * Really enjoyable and highly recommended. Dawn French is a wonderful writer - witty, wise and poignant * Daily Mail *
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About Dawn French

Dawn French has been making people laugh for thirty years. As a writer, comedian and actor, she has appeared in some of this country's most long-running and celebrated shows, including French and Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley, Jam and Jerusalem, and more recently, Roger and Val Have Just Got In. Her first three novels, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, Oh Dear Silvia and According to YES, are all Sunday Times bestsellers.
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Beautifully observed. Makes you laugh on every page The Times
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4,708 ratings
3.22 out of 5 stars
5 13% (610)
4 28% (1,317)
3 34% (1,610)
2 18% (845)
1 7% (326)
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