We Are All Made of Glue

We Are All Made of Glue

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Georgie Sinclair's husband has left her; her sixteen-year-old son is busy exploring fundamentalist Christian websites and becoming more distant by the day; and all those overdue articles for Adhesives in the Modern World aren't looking too appealing either. So when she spots Mrs Shapiro, an eccentric old Jewish emigre neighbour with an eye for a bargain and a fondness for matchmaking, rummaging through her skip in the middle of the night, it's just the distraction she needs. And although they mistrust each other at first - Georgie doesn't like the look of that past-its-sell-by-date fish while Mrs Shapiro thinks it's prize produce - a firm friendship is formed over the reduced-price shelf at the supermarket. So when two slimy rival estate agents (one with a taste for bondage) start competing to trick Mrs Shapiro into selling her rickety old mansion, home also to seven stinky cats, Georgie must step in and help her new friend. Along the way she uncovers the long buried mysteries of Mrs Shapiro's past...
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  • CD-Audio
  • 124 x 142 x 22mm | 199.58g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 014104070X
  • 9780141040707
  • 1,258,345

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'(On Two Caravans) Alone at the microphone, the stupendous Sian Thomas becomes an enormous international cast of every age, sex, and temperament.' - Sue Gaisford, Independent
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About Marina Lewycka

Marina Lewycka was born in Kiel, Germany, at the end of the war and grew up in England. She is married, has a grown-up daughter and lives in Sheffield. Her two previous novels, A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian and Two Caravans, are available in Penguin now.Sian Thomas's extensive theatre credits include Up for Grabs (for which she received an Olivier Award nomination), Fram, Spring Awakening, and an award-winning performance in Uncle Vanya.Recent film work includes Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
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