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  • Published: 8 March 2018
  • ISBN: 9781405933674
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $19.99
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Oh Dear Silvia

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The second brilliant novel from chart-topping author and comedian Dawn French.

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 . . .

  • Pub date: 8 March 2018
  • ISBN: 9781405933674
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $19.99

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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