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Comfort and joy

Author: India Knight
Publisher: London ; New York : Fig Tree, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's Christmas morning. Happily married Alice is stuffing a turkey and having improper thoughts about a colleague. Soon children, relatives, in-laws, exes and strays will gather at her house for Christmas Day, to eat too much, drink too much and exchange insufficiently impressive gifts. They'll also exchange slights, hurts, animosities, crushes and secrets - big, big secrets - and by Boxing Day nothing will be the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: India Knight
ISBN: 9781905490738 1905490739 9780670913589 0670913588 9780141010953 0141010959
OCLC Number: 651076816
Description: 229 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: India Knight.

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It's December 23rd and Clara Dunphy is running around Oxford Street like a blue-arsed fly trying to buy presents. She wants to make Christmas perfect: it's a lifelong ambition. Why does Christmas  Read more...

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Fabulous. Laugh-out-loud funny, moving and as cuddly as Santa Claus, this is perfect for snuggling up with over the Christmas holidays * Cosmopolitan * I loved Comfort and Joy, a hilarious, bawdy yet Read more...

 
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