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Short-listed for Big Books Awards: Must-Reads Award 2018 (UK)
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181 x 133 x 26 mm
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The Queen of Bloody Everything (häftad)

The Queen of Bloody Everything

Häftad Engelska, 2018-12-27
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Joanna Nadin's first novel for adults, The Queen of Bloody Everything, is about mothers, daughters and how we can make many choices in life but can't choose where we come from. As Edie Jones lies in a bed on the fourteenth floor of a Cambridge hospital, her adult daughter Dido tells their story, starting with the day that changed everything. That was the day Dido - aged exactly six years and twenty-seven days old - met the next door neighbours and fell in love. Because the Trevelyans were exactly the kind of family Dido dreamed of. Normal.
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Such a lovely read . . . An amazing story * Essex life * Achingly romantic and painfully real, [and] one of the best accounts of the mother-daughter bond that I have ever read -- Ruth Ware A captivating story throughout . . . Charmingly nostalgic . . . [and] an essential and important read * Literature Works * Don't miss! * Best Magazine * Cleverly crafted and beautifully written, this is a story to lose yourself in * The People * I loved everything about this book. The writing, the characters, the details through the decades and the story of a girl, Dido, who just wants to fit in * Secret Library Book Blog * A brilliant read * OK Magazine * A lovely story of bewilderment and belonging * Sunday Express, S Magazine * A powerful, nostalgic, beautiful book, whose characters will retain a small place in your heart even after you finished it -- Ronnie Turner Nostalgic, funny and charming * Stella magazine * A must-read * Independent * Tender and with a wince-inducing evocation of adolescence, you'll fall for the awkward Dido as surely as she falls for the boy next door * Sunday Mirror * Funny, poignant and absolutely brilliant -- Rachael Lucas, author of <i>Wildflower Bay</i> An enchanting, heartfelt and nostalgic read * Prima Magazine * A bittersweet delight. Perfectly captures the awkwardness and longing of those who don't quite fit in -- Sarra Manning, author of <i>After the Last Dance</i> and <i>House of Secrets</i> You're in for a treat with this one * Red Magazine * I bloody adored this perceptive, funny, unflinching novel about growing up, love, sex, mothers and everything -- Kate Eberlen, author of <i>Miss You</i> Heartfelt . . . A wonderful example of Spangles Lit * Daily Mail *

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A former broadcast journalist and special adviser to the Prime Minister, since leaving politics Joanna Nadin has written more than seventy books for children and Young Adults. She is the author of the bestselling Rachel Riley diaries, the award-winning Penny Dreadful series, the Flying Fergus series (with Sir Chris Hoy), and the Carnegie Prize-nominated Joe All Alone, which has been adapted for the BBC. She is a winner of the Fantastic Book award, has been named Blue Peter 'Book of the Month' and Radio 4 Open Book 'Book of the Year', has thrice been shortlisted for the Queen of Teen award, while Spies, Dad, Big Lauren and Me was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. In 2011, Penny Dreadful is a Magnet for Disaster was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny prize. The Queen of Bloody Everything is her first novel for adults.