The Ugly Sister
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The Ugly Sister

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The bestselling author of Getting Rid of Matthew and My Sweet Revenge tells the story of a woman living in her sister's shadow.When it comes to genes, life is a lottery . . .Abi knows that all too well, having spent her life in the shadow of her beautiful, glamorous older sister Cleo.Headhunted as a model at sixteen, Cleo has been all but lost to Abi for twenty years. So when Abi is invited to spend the summer with her sister's perfect family, she says yes. Maybe Cleo is finally as keen as Abi to regain their childhood closeness?But Abi is in for a shock. Soon she's left in charge of her two spoilt nieces and her handsome, unhappy brother-in-law. As she moves into her sister's life, a cuckoo in the nest, Abi wrestles with uncomfortable feelings.Could having beauty, wealth and fame lead to more unhappiness than not having them? Who in the family really is the ugly sister?Praise for Jane Fallon:'Intelligent, edgy and witty' Glamour'Smart, sassy and dark' Heat'Compulsively readable' Daily Mail
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 38mm | 199.58g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141047259
  • 9780141047256
  • 32,081

About Jane Fallon

Jane Fallon is the multi-award-winning television producer behind shows such as This Life, Teachers and 20 Things to Do Before You're 30. Her books include Getting Rid of Matthew, Got You Back, Foursome,The Ugly Sister, Skeletons, Strictly Between Us and My Sweet Revenge.
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Sassy and brilliantly written * Closer * This is brilliant writing with an edge, a thoughtful exploration of the dark side of fame . . . An irresistible read * Daily Mail * A triumph of snappy writing, pointed observation and acerbic wit * Easy Living * Praise for Jane Fallon * - * Chick lit with an edge * Guardian * Sparkling and unpredictable * Elle * You can always rely on Jane Fallon for a well-crafted, dryly-funny, just-one-more-chapter-before-I-turn-out-the-light read * Red * Compulsively readable * Daily Mail * Deliciously devious . . . A darkly comic and addictive read * Daily Express * I love Jane Fallon, she's in a category all of her own - her books are great fun and her characters are fabulous, believable women who take no nonsense -- Marian Keyes * Daily Mail * Fun and feisty women's fiction at its very best * Heat * Edgy and entertaining * OK Magazine * A hilarious page-turner * Yours *
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Sassy and brilliantly written Closer
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1,025 ratings
3.35 out of 5 stars
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4 28% (291)
3 38% (387)
2 14% (142)
1 5% (49)
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