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Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend by Jenny Colgan
  

Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend

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Shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel of the Year Award 2010.

What does an It girl do if she loses all her money? Sophie Chesterton is a girl about town - she knows all the right people, goes to all the right parties, and wears all the right clothes. But after one shocking evening her life is changed for ever. This is one spectacular fall from grace. Sophie is desperate to get her life back - but does a girl really need diamonds to be happy?

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Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend by Jenny Colgan

What does an It girl do if she loses all her money? Sophie Chesterton is a girl about town - she knows all the right people, goes to all the right parties, and wears all the right clothes. But deep down she suspects that her best friends are actually rather nasty, and that her lifestyle doesn't really amount to much. Her father wants her to make her own way in the world, to make him proud. But after one shocking evening her life is changed for ever. Scraping a living as an assistant to a 'glamour' photographer; living in a hovel on the Old Kent Road with four smelly boys; eating baked beans from the can - this is one spectacular fall from grace. Sophie is desperate to get her life back - but does a girl really need diamonds to be happy?

Reviews

'A naturally funny, warm-hearted writer who creates characters to love and care about long after you've finished reading'
Lisa Jewell

'A delicious comedy'
Red

'Fast-paced, funny, poignant and well observed'
Daily Mail

'Hugely entertaining and very funny'
Cosmopolitan

About the Author

Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels, including Christmas at the Cupcake Café and The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris, which are also published by Sphere. Meet Me at the Cupcake Café won the 2012 Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller, as was Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams, which won the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year 2013. Jenny is married with three children and lives in London and France.

Click here to read an interview with Jenny Colgan by Mary Hogarth.

Author photo © Charlie Hopkinson

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Publication date

7th May 2009

Author

Jenny Colgan

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Publisher

Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

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Paperback

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ISBN

9780751540314

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