Discover the joyously funny and charming novel from Dawn French, number one bestselling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous and Oh Dear Silvia
'I adored it. So charming, wise and brilliantly written' MARIAN KEYES 'Think the Vicar of Dibley, without the dog collar. YES YES YES indeed' Independent
The Foreign Land of the Very Wealthy - otherwise known as Manhattan's Upper East Side - has its own rigid code of behaviour. It's a code strictly adhered to by the Wilder-Bingham family.
Emotional displays - unacceptable.
Unruly behaviour - definitely not welcome.
Fun - no thanks.
This is Glenn Wilder-Bingham's kingdom. A beautifully displayed, impeccably edited fortress of restraint.
So when Rosie Kitto, an eccentric thirty-eight-year-old primary school teacher from England, bounces into their lives with a secret sorrow and a heart as big as the city, nobody realises that she hasn't read the rule book. Because after a lifetime of saying no, what happens when everyone decides to start saying . . . yes? 'There is lots of fun to be had reading this book. It's impossible not to warm to Rosie. There's something quite joyous about the way she unashamedly romps her way through the novel, changing the lives of those around her for the better'Express Praise for Dawn French:
'A fantastic slam-dunk pageturner. Funny, enriching . . . page after page I laughed out loud' Mail on Sunday
'A hilarious snapshot of family life in the twenty-first century' Sunday Express
'Extremely funny' Sunday Times
'Dawn tackles the big ones - love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood - head on' Guardian
'Makes you laugh on every page' The Times
'A brilliantly observed, very funny novel of family life' Woman and Home
'Funny, really enjoyable, highly recommended. A wonderful writer - witty, wise, poignant' Daily Mail
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