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  • Published: 27 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9780141046341
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $22.99
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A Tiny Bit Marvellous




The chart-topping, million-copy-selling comedian's brilliant first novel

Everyone hates the perfect family. So you'll love the Battles.

Mo is about to hit the big 50, and some uncomfortable truths are becoming quite apparent:

She doesn't understand either of her teenage kids, which as a child psychologist, is fairly embarrassing.She has become entirely grey. Inside, and out.Her face has surrendered and is frightening children.

Dora is about to hit the big 18 . . . and about to hit anyone who annoys her, especially her precocious younger brother Peter who has a chronic Oscar Wilde fixation.

Then there's Dad . . . who's just, well, dad.

A TINY BIT MARVELLOUS is the story of a modern family all living in their own separate bubbles lurching towards meltdown. It is for anyone who has ever shared a home with that weird group of strangers we call relations.

Oh and there's a dog. Called Poo.

  • Published: 27 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9780141046341
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $22.99
Categories:

About the author

Dawn French

Dawn French has been making people laugh for thirty years. On purpose. As a writer, comedian and actor, she has appeared in some of Britain's most long-running, cherished and celebrated shows, including French and Saunders, The Comic Strip Presents . . . , Murder Most Horrid, The Vicar of Dibley, Jam and Jerusalem, Lark Rise to Candleford and, more recently, Roger and Val Have Just Got In.

Her number-one bestselling memoir, Dear Fatty, was published to critical acclaim in 2008. A Tiny Bit Marvellous, her first novel, was a great success, going straight to number one and selling over half a million copies. Oh Dear Silvia is her second novel.

UK comedy star Dawn French is a judge for the 2013 series of Australia's Got Talent on the Nine Network.

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