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  • Published: 4 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409032120
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320


A light-hearted romp from Jilly Cooper, 'The Jane Austen of our time' (Harpers & Queen)

The light-hearted, hilarious and gorgeous novel from the much-loved classic author.

As a librarian, Imogen read a lot of books, but none of them covered real life on the Riviera. Her holiday with tennis ace, Nicky, and the whole glamorous coterie of journalist, playboy, photographer, was a revelation - and so was she. A prize worth winning. A wild Yorkshire rose among the thorny model girls, Cable and Yvonne, with a rare asset that they'd mislaid years ago...

But the path of a jet-set virgin in that lovely wicked world was a hard one. Imogen began to wonder if virtue really was its own reward...

Everybody loves Jilly Cooper:
'Joyful and mischeivous' Jojo Moyes
'A delight from start to finish' Daily Mail
'Fun, sexy and unputdownable' Marian Keyes
'Escape into an alternative universe in which all is right with the world' Guardian
'Flawlessly entertaining' Helen Fielding
'Sex and horses: who could ask for more?' Sunday Telegraph

  • Published: 4 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409032120
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the author

Jilly Cooper

Jilly Cooper is a journalist, author and media superstar. The author of many number one bestselling novels, she lives in Gloucestershire with her rescue racing greyhound, Bluebell.

She has been awarded honorary doctorates by the Universities of Gloucestershire and Anglia Ruskin, and won the inaugural Comedy Women in Print lifetime achievement award in 2019. She was appointed CBE in 2018 for services to literature and charity.

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Praise for Imogen

Jilly is about bringing joy into your life: daft, silly, boozy joy . . . There is no one else like Cooper.


[Jilly Cooper has a] near-magical ability to conjure up a world and populate it with people for whom you feel a deep affection.


Jilly has given more pleasure to more girls and women than anyone else alive today... [with her] familiar warmth and irrepressible humour.

The Lady

Classic Cooper: either the perfect beach read or else something to curl up on the sofa with to keep out the encroaching autumn chill.

Sunday Express

Jilly Cooper is a national treasure.

Country Life

Her comedies of manners rival Nancy Mitford, if not Jane Austen.

Daily Mail

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