Only Boy for Me

Only Boy for Me

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You live in rural bliss, you've got a great job in town, and he's crazy about you. The only problem is, he's six years old. Most people would think Annie Baker had it all: an idyllic life in the country and a great job in town as a film producer. And so would she, if it weren't for the men in her life. Her son Charlie gets traumatised if she buys the wrong kind of sausages. Her tempestuous boss Barney is a Great Director, but keeps getting stuck with dog food commercials, and as for Laurence, well, he just wants to get her fired. And then she meets Mack Funny, heartbreaking, truthful and uplifting, Gil McNeil's brilliant novel will make you cry and laugh out loud.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747578419
  • 9780747578413

About Gil McNeil

Gil McNeil is a novelist and is a consultant at Brunswick Arts International and works with Sarah Brown on Piggybank Kids, a non-profit venture which organises a range of voluntary projects for charities, to support their fundraising efforts. She lives in Kent with her son.show more

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'A portrait of childhood to rival Roddy Doyle's and an angst-ridden love life to match Helen Fielding's You'll laugh till you cry' Glamour 'Funny and sparkling Breathless for more, you have to read it at one sitting' Ruth Rendell 'A joy: a laugh-out-loud account of Annie Baker's life and loves a heartbreaking, funny look at parenting and passion' Elle 'Imagine what might happen to Bridget Jones if she'd grown up a bit, got married, had a kid and still wasn't quite ready to give up her boozy nights out with the girls' Hello!show more