Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 2 December 2010.
November 2010 Good Housekeeping selection.
Dawn French turns her hand to fiction with the release of novel A Tiny Bit Marvellous – a hilarious and compelling read about a motherand her two teenage children.
A TINY BIT MARVELLOUS is the story of a modern family all living in their own separate bubbles lurching towards meltdown. It is for anyone who has ever shared a home with that weird group of strangers we call relations.
Mo is about to hit the big 50, and some uncomfortable truths are becoming quite apparent: She doesn't understand either of her teenage kids, which as a child psychologist, is fairly embarrassing. She has become entirely grey. Inside, and out. Her face has surrendered and is frightening children.
Dora is about to hit the big 18 . . . and about to hit anyone who annoys her, especially her precocious younger brother Peter who has a chronic Oscar Wilde fixation.
Then there's Dad . . . who's just, well, dad.
Oh and there's a dog. Called Poo.
Publication date: 28/10/2010
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||28th October 2010|
|Publisher:||Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||Family Drama, Reading Groups,|
Dawn French has been making people laugh for thirty years. As a writer, comedian and actor, she has appeared in some of this country's most long-running and celebrated shows, including French and Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley, Jam and Jerusalem, and more recently, Roger and Val Have Just Got In. Her first two novels, A Tiny Bit Marvellous and Oh Dear Silvia, are both Number One bestsellers. Author Photo © Trevor Leighton 2012More About Dawn French