By Dawn French
Dawn French, number 1 bestselling writer of A Tiny Bit Marvellous and Oh pricey Silvia, returns together with her joyously humorous new novel, According To YES.
The international Land of the Very filthy rich - another way referred to as Manhattan's top East facet - has its personal inflexible code of behaviour. It's a code strictly adhered to through the Wilder-Bingham relations.
Emotional screens - unacceptable.
Unruly behaviour - certainly no longer welcome.
Fun - no thanks.
This is Glenn Wilder-Bingham's country. A superbly displayed impeccably edited citadel of restraint.
So whilst Rosie Kitto, an eccentric thirty-eight-year-old fundamental university instructor from England, bounces into their lives with a mystery sorrow and a middle as colossal because the urban, not anyone realises that she hasn't learn the guideline book.
For the Wilder-Bingham kin, whose lives start to resolve thread via thread, the implications are explosive. simply because after a life of announcing no, what occurs whilst every person begins asserting . . . yes?
'I loved According to YES. It's so assorted to something I've learn in ceaselessly, so captivating, clever, brilliantly written. I loved it all' Marian Keyes
'There is a lot of enjoyable on hand studying this book. It's very unlikely to not hot to Rosie, a humorous and open-hearted girl who acts as a salve and luxury blanket for this unsatisfied, inhibited kinfolk. There's whatever fairly joyous concerning the manner she unashamedly romps her manner in the course of the novel, altering the lives of these round her for the better' Express
'French can spin a yarn . . . which sets in response to YES except the standard chick-lit template. imagine the vicar of Dibley, with out the puppy collar. YES convinced definite indeed' Independent
Further compliment for sunrise French:
'A fantastic slam-dunk pageturner. humorous, enriching . . . page after web page I laughed out loud' Mail on Sunday
'A hilarious image of family members life within the twenty-first century' Sunday Express
'Extremely funny' Sunday Times
'Dawn tackles the massive ones - love, dying, grief, youth, motherhood, parenthood - head on' Guardian
'Makes you chortle on each page' The Times
'A brilliantly saw, very humorous novel of kin life' Woman and Home
'Funny, quite stress-free, hugely urged. A magnificent author - witty, clever, poignant' Daily Mail
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According to Yes by Dawn French