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Happy days of the Grump

Author: Tuomas Kyrö; Hildi Hawkins
Publisher: London : Manilla Publishing, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Everybody recognises the Grump, everybody knows a grump. And maybe there's a little grump in every one of us ... The Grump, at eighty years old, is more focused on death than life; building his own coffin and keen to write his will in ink - who can trust technology, after all? - he knows that everything was much better in the old days. But when the Grump finds himself in hospital in a semi-conscious state after  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Black humor
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tuomas Kyrö; Hildi Hawkins
ISBN: 9781786580269 1786580268
OCLC Number: 1008786670
Language Note: Translated from the Finnish.
Notes: "Everyone knows a grump"--Cover.
Originally published in Finland as Ilosia Aikoja, Mielensäpahoittaja in 2010 by Werner Söderström.
Description: 250 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Ilosia Aikoja, Mielensäpahoittaja.
Responsibility: Tuomas Kyrö ; translated by Hildi Hawkins.

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Everybody recognises the Grump, everybody knows a grump. And maybe there's a little grump in every one of us . With wry humour and sharp observations on family and relationships, The Happy Days of  Read more...

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It was different, but good. Overall this book was a fun read * Maureen's Books * The most enjoyable aspect of Happy Days of the Grump was the fact that it made me laugh aloud, which I rarely do when Read more...

 
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