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  • Published: 26 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9780143572848
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $19.99
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Hello from the Gillespies

Get ready for Christmas with this feel-good festive read




From the bestselling author of The House of Memories comes a funny and heartfelt novel about miscommunication and mayhem in a family like no other.

For more than thirty years, Angela Gillespie has sent friends and family around the world an end-of-year letter titled 'Hello from the Gillespies'. It's always been cheery and full of good news. This year, Angela surprises herself – she tells the truth ...

From the bestselling author of The House of Memories comes a funny and heartfelt novel about miscommunication and mayhem in a family like no other.

'McInerney still has that magic touch, delving into the complexities of families with beautiful South Australian backdrops and a sprinkling of Irish charm.' Herald Sun

'McInerney has a wonderful skill for weaving warm and funny stories.' Sunday Age

  • Published: 26 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9780143572848
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $19.99
Categories:

About the author

Monica McInerney

One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney is the author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste for It, Upside Down Inside Out, Spin the Bottle, The Alphabet Sisters, Family Baggage, Those Faraday Girls, At Home with the Templetons, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories, Hello from the Gillespies, The Trip of a Lifetime and The Godmothers, and a short story collection, All Together Now.

Those Faraday Girls was the winner of the General Fiction Book of the Year prize at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. In 2006 Monica was the ambassador for the Australian Government initiative Books Alive, with her novella Odd One Out.

Monica grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia and has been living between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. She and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin.

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Praise for Hello from the Gillespies

A must-read author for women's fiction fans around the world.

Huffington Post

An entertaining comedy of dramas.

New Idea

McInerney has a wonderful skill for weaving warm and funny stories.

The Sunday Age

A charming, heart-warming read. The characters are marvellous, the plot cracks along and McInerney ties up all the loose ends nicely. A wonderful read.

Women's Weekly NZ

Monica McInerney is a master of the family drama as she moves effortlessly between recriminations and anger to hope and redemption.

Adelaide Advertiser

Monica McInerney is a great story-teller and her latest novel is an enjoyable and thought-provoking read.

Ballarat Courier

Eleven novels in, McInerney still has that magic touch, delving into the complexities of families, with beautiful South Australian backdrops and a sprinkling of Irish charm. She can make readers laugh and cry and surprise them with a twist.

Herald Sun

Travel and family often provoke enough anxiety, each on their own; combined, they can drive you over the edge. Monica McInerney's laugh-inducing – and refreshingly honest – novel is the perfect antidote to both.

oprah.com

Readers will find themselves constantly chuckling, often laughing out loud but occasionally also moved to tears ... fans of McInerney's work know that stories about families are her strength; they will once again be delighted with this entertaining and heart-warming tale.

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