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The A-list Family by Christina Hopkinson
  

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Oxford graduate, Anna, gets a job as tutor companion to the only daughter, aged 8, of an ultra-rich celeb couple. She is an actress/fashion guru, he a film maker. The child, Antigone, is exceptionally clever, shunned by her school mates and lives a lonely life. She and Anna become close. This is a sad, cynical tale of moneyed people, of their self-observed, callous life and how uncaring they are about the feelings or welfare of their staff. It has a nice little twist.

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Synopsis

The A-list Family by Christina Hopkinson

Newly employed to look after the daughter of a super-rich and famous power couple, Anna is about to find out what life is really like behind the closed doors of celebrity. And she soon starts to wonder: once you're in, can you get out?

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Christina Hopkinson has wittily and very realistically tapped into the zeitgeist - literally the most relevant novel for a working mother since I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson. - Plum Sykes on THE PILE OF STUFF AT THE BOTTOM OF THE STAIRS

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About the Author

Christina Hopkinson is an author and journalist whose work has appeared in the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, the Times, Grazia and Red magazine. Her first novel, IzobelBrannigan.com was published by Piatkus and was described by the Mirror as 'an insightful debut - witty, wise and worth reading'. She lives in London with her husband and three children.

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Book Info

Publication date

8th May 2014

Author

Christina Hopkinson

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Author's Website

www.christinahopkinson.com/
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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781444785289

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