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Silvia Shute lies in a hospital bed.  Family and friends are at her side, each thinking they know the real Silvia.  But do they?  For Silvia hides a secret.  And as her visitors gather, so the truth about Silvia is slowly revealed . . .

Dawn French, number one bestelling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous returns with Oh Dear Silvia.
Everyone knows the real Silvia, don't they?
Silvia Shute lies in hospital in a coma. Family and friends gather at her bedside, each thinking they know the real Silvia. But do they? For Silvia hides a secret. One she can never tell. And as her visitors congregate so the truth about Silvia is slowly revealed. Again, and again and again . . .
Oh Dear Silvia is the brand new novel from one of Britain's most loved comic writers and the number one bestselling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous.
'Hilarious. My top book . . .' The Times
'Side-splitting, darkly humorous' Heat

'Written with serious intent, both literary and thematically: Dawn tackles the big ones - love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood - head on' Guardian
%%%Dawn French, number one bestelling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous returns with Oh Dear Silvia.



Everyone knows the real Silvia, don't they?



Silvia Shute lies in hospital in a coma. Family and friends gather at her bedside, each thinking they know the real Silvia. But do they? For Silvia hides a secret. One she can never tell. And as her visitors congregate so the truth about Silvia is slowly revealed. Again, and again and again . . .



Oh Dear Silvia is the brand new novel from one of Britain's most loved comic writers and the number one bestselling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous.



'Hilarious. My top book . . .' The Times



'Side-splitting, darkly humorous' Heat

'Written with serious intent, both literary and thematically: Dawn tackles the big ones - love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood - head on' Guardian

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780141046358

    June 26, 2013

    Michael Joseph

    368 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Paperback

    9781405909105

    December 14, 2012

    Michael Joseph

    7 pages

    RRP $35.00

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Dawn French

Me. You: A Diary
You. Me. A Diary
According To Yes
A Tiny Bit Marvellous
Dear Fatty

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