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Oh Dear Silvia

by Dawn French

Part of the Penguin Picks Series

Oh Dear Silvia Synopsis

Dawn French, number one bestelling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous returns with Oh Dear Silvia. Everyone knows the real Silvia, don't they? Silvia Shute lies in hospital in a coma. Family and friends gather at her bedside, each thinking they know the real Silvia. But do they? For Silvia hides a secret. One she can never tell. And as her visitors congregate so the truth about Silvia is slowly revealed. Again, and again and again . . . Oh Dear Silvia is the brand new novel from one of Britain's most loved comic writers and the number one bestselling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous. 'Hilarious. My top book . . .' The Times 'Side-splitting, darkly humorous' Heat 'Written with serious intent, both literary and thematically: Dawn tackles the big ones - love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood - head on' Guardian

Oh Dear Silvia Press Reviews

Really enjoyable and highly recommended. Dawn French is a wonderful writer - witty, wise and poignant * Daily Mail * Hilarious. Chortle-out-loud turns of phrase, razor-sharp observations * Stylist * Beautifully observed. Makes you laugh on every page * The Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405933674
Publication date: 8th March 2018
Author: Dawn French
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 432 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Humour,

About Dawn French

Dawn French has been making people laugh for 30 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 three novels, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, Oh Dear Silvia and According to YES, are all Sunday Times bestsellers.

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