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Making it Up as I Go Along by Marian Keyes
  

Making it Up as I Go Along

Biography / Autobiography   Relationship Stories   The Real World   eBook Favourites   

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‘Making It Up As I Go Along’ was just as I imagined it would be, warm, honest, lovely, funny and highly entertaining. This is a collection of articles written by Marian Keyes, some previously published, some not, from health and beauty, to things she loves, to people she has met. The Lexicon at the beginning of the book is an extremely informative and chuckle inducing read and you can learn the meaning of various words including ‘agin’ and ‘craythur’. As Marian herself says, this is a book you can start wherever takes your fancy and you can dip in and out along the way. You know you really love a book when you insist on reading the good bits out loud to whoever happens to be closest to you at that time, my husband has consequently heard almost as much as I’ve read. I now feel as though I know Marian, enough indeed, to know that even though tempted, I wouldn't want to stow away in one of her suitcases when she travels to far flung places with ‘Himself’, and thats because her luggage so often goes walkabout/missing at airports. Oh, and I probably wouldn't want to go shoe shopping with her either! ~ Liz Robinson

Click here to read some of Marian's hilariously candid and heartfelt observations on modern life…

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Synopsis

Making it Up as I Go Along by Marian Keyes

Welcome to the magnificent Making It Up as I Go Along - aka the World According to Marian Keyes(TM) - A bold, brilliant book bursting with Marian's hilarious and heartfelt observations on modern life, love and much, much else besides. Such as? you are determined to ask. Well, how about her guide to breaking up with your hairdresser? Or the warning she has for us all after a particularly traumatic fling with fake tan. There's the pure and bounteous joy of the nail varnish museum. Not to mention the very best lies to tell if you find yourself on an Arctic cruise. She has words of advice for those fast approaching fifty. And she's here to tell you the secret secret truth about writers - well, this one anyway. You'll be wincing in recognition and scratching your head in incredulity, but like Marian herself you won't be able to stop laughing at the sheer delightful absurdity that is modern life - because each and every one of us is clearly making it up as we go along.

Reviews

Welcome to the magnificent Making It Up as I Go Along - aka the World According to Marian Keyes(TM) - A bold and brilliant collection of Marian's hilarious and often heartfelt observations on modern life, love and everything in between. from the publisher's description Will make you laugh, cry and feel less alone. Fabulous Good Housekeeping Never far from barmy, always warm and real. But in the interstices of fun and frippery comes a sincere clarity. At times she is the darkest of light writers Daily Telegraph Keyes manages to verbalize the most mundane of universal experiences and somehow make them funny ... Sunday Tribune A hilarious, sympathetic read Hello! Packed with hilarious, sharp-eyed observations on life, love and everything else Woman & Home Will make you laugh out loud Sun


About the Author

Marian Keyes

Marian Keyes' international bestselling novels include Rachel's Holiday, Last Chance Saloon, Sushi for Beginners, Angels, The Other Side of the Story, Anybody Out There, This Charming Man, The Brightest Star in the Sky and most recently The Mystery of Mercy Close.

She is published in twenty-nine different languages. Two collections of her journalism, Under the Duvet and Further Under the Duvet, as well as her fabulous cookbook Saved By Cake, are also published by Penguin. Marian lives in Dublin with her husband.

Marian’s stunning new novel about losing the life you had and finding a better one, The Woman Who Stole My Life, is out now in paperback.

Author photo © Barry McCall

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Book Info

Publication date

6th October 2016

Author

Marian Keyes

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
Relationship Stories
The Real World
eBook Favourites

Humour
Literary essays

ISBN

9781405922074

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