Pear Shaped - Stella Newman Reviews
Description:ISBN 1847562701 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Stella Newman / Paperback / 464 Pages / Book is published 2012-01-19 by Avon
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by - written on 24/01/12
I don't think the last reviewer actually read the same book - the one I read didn't have the main girl going back to the boyfriend. But she did fall in love with the wrong man - who of us hasn't? Wendy Holden in the Daily Mail said this was a fabulous debut, and as hilarious as The Office, which is the reason I bought it - as Wendy Holden is a proper, clever writer. And I was totally gripped - could not put it down. Loved the food bits, loved the way the relationship was depicted, and even whe the character is brokenhearted, it still manages to be sharp and funny on the day to day reality of what heartbreak feels like. Totally loved this book.
by - written on 21/01/12 (Very useful, 64 readings)
Girl meets boy. Girl loses boy. Girl loses mind. Sophie Klein walks into a bar one Friday night and her life changes. She meets James Stephens: charismatic, elusive, and with a hosiery model ex who casts a long, thin shadow over their burgeoning relationship. He's clever, funny and shares her greatest pleasure in life - to eat and drink slightly too much and then have a little lie down. Sophie's instinct tells her James is too good to be true - and he is. As I've mentioned before, I love reading debut novels, and I especially love it when I see people say "It's brilliant!" and "it had me laughing out loud!" about a debut novel before I ... Read the complete review
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