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  • Published: 5 July 2022
  • ISBN: 9781529176889
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $22.99
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The Party Crasher

  • Sophie Kinsella



Number One bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns with an irresistible new standalone about family love, family tensions and what you might hear if they didn't know you were in the room . . .

Effie's still not over her parents splitting up a year ago and her dad and his new girlfriend are posting photos everywhere (with the hashtags #viagraworks and #sexinyoursixties). Now they're selling the beloved family home and holding a 'house-cooling' party, but Effie hasn't been invited.

Then she remembers her precious Russian dolls, safely tucked away up a chimney, and has no choice but to go back for them. She'll just creep in, grab the dolls and leave. No one will know she was ever there.

But Effie can't find the dolls. And as she secretly clambers around dusty attics, hides under tables and tries (and fails) to avoid bumping into her ex-boyfriend, she discovers unexpected truths about her family - and even about herself.

With time running out, Effie starts to wonder if the only way to find out what's really going on with her family is to simply crash the party...

  • Published: 5 July 2022
  • ISBN: 9781529176889
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $22.99
Categories:

Praise for The Party Crasher

There really is no one else who can write like Sophie Kinsella, and this book is yet another triumph, packed with brilliant characters and madcap situations. It's joyous and funny, but also contains emotional hidden depths. I absolutely loved it!

Jill Mansell

Funny, smart and supremely entertaining, The Party Crasher features a marriage breakdown, adult siblings in turmoil and some very uncomfortable truths - raising the question: can a family this broken ever be fixed?

Lucy Diamond

I just love Sophie Kinsella books: the best kind of escapism.

Lucy Diamond

The Party Crasher has all the wit, humour, warmth and wonderful characters that I love about Sophie's books. From the toe-curling embarrassments, where I can feel my cheeks burn for the character, to the deeply touching and ultimately joyous journey she takes us on. I couldn't put it down. It was a party I definitely wanted to be at and wasn't going to leave until the very end.

Jo Thomas

Kinsella is a superb storyteller and this novel is her best yet.

Sunday Express

This is classic Kinsella - we loved it!

Woman & Home

Not only is it as deftly plotted as a French farce, and as funny as all Kinsella novels; it is unexpectedly moving as well, and so good on families.

Jenny Colgan

We love a Sophie Kinsella novel - and this is as funny as ever!

Closer

This is a force with a heart. Classic Kinsella - we loved it!

Woman's Weekly

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