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A Tiny Bit Marvellous by Dawn French
  

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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.

If you like Dawn French you might also like to read books by Joanna Trollope, Pauline McLynn and Sandi Toksvig.

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Synopsis

A Tiny Bit Marvellous by Dawn French

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.

About the Author

Dawn French

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 2012

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Publication date

28th October 2010

Author

Dawn French

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Publisher

Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Hardback

Categories

Family Drama
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ISBN

9780718156046

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