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An Almost Perfect Christmas

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From perennially dry turkeys to Christmas pudding fires, from the round robin code of conduct to the risks and rewards of re-gifting, An Almost Perfect Christmas is an ode to the joy and insanity of the most wonderful time of the year.

Synopsis

An Almost Perfect Christmas by Nina Stibbe

My mother is not a foodie. But for as long as I can remember, once a year, she becomes possessed of a profound and desperate need to serve up a perfect roast turkey. Faced with a walk into the village though, she might think 'oh, f*** it' and decide to get a frozen one from Bejams on the 23rd and leave it to defrost in the downstairs toilet for not quite 48 hours.

Reviews

The true heir to Sue Townsend -- Caitlin Moran

Nina Stibbe is a national treasure -- Jon Ronson

Such a joy. Funny and touching, surprises and impresses. Reminds me of a clutch of my favourite books -- Emma Healey on 'Paradise Lodge

An instant classic - funny, wise, touching, entirely delightful -- Marian Keyes on 'Paradise Lodge

The funniest new writer to arrive in years -- Andrew O'Hagan

Stibbe is an unassuming comic genius Independent

About the Author

Nina Stibbe

Nina Stibbe grew up in Leicestershire before moving to London in the 1980s. She is the author of the massively acclaimed Love, Nina, and lives with her partner and children in Cornwall.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd November 2017

Author

Nina Stibbe

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Author's Website

www.ninastibbe.com/
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Publisher

Viking an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Hardback
176 pages

Categories

The Real World
Humour
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ISBN

9780241309827

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