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Having A Lovely Time

Having A Lovely Time

‘Brilliant’ Sunday Express
‘Addictive’ Daily Mirror
‘Brutally funny’ Observer

Meet the Dobsons and the Jamiesons: two ordinary families on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

Joe Dobson
left his wife and kids when his young girlfriend Nina discovered she was pregnant. Now he feels like a cliche and Nina feels like a drudge, swapping her wild nights out with friends for mild nights in wiping baby sick off the carpet. So when Joe announces that he’s booked a week’s luxury holiday in Italy, Nina is thrilled – until she realises Joe’s kids Saul and Tabitha are coming along for the ride.

Meanwhile Guy Jamieson is sure this will be his last family holiday; he plans to leave his wife Alice on his return. Guy is a high-powered advertising director, and Alice – with her elasticated skirts, inedible mince suppers and unshaven legs – just doesn’t fit his image. But Alice has a secret plan of her own: to have another baby…

Funny, smart and refreshingly honest, Having a Lovely Time is all about infidelity, jealousy, resentment, recriminations and, just occasionally, love – from the Sunday Times bestselling author Jenny Eclair.
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PRAISE FOR JENNY ECLAIR:


‘Wonderfully written, insightful and riveting’ Daily Mail

‘Both heart-rending and compelling’ Clare Mackintosh

‘SO immersive, atmospheric and compelling’ Marian Keyes

‘Witty, moving, dark and absorbing’ Jo Brand

‘An elegant, gripping and mesmeric read’ Helen Lederer

‘An absolute page-turner of a story’ Judy Finnigan

‘Compelling, compassionate and keenly observed’ Independent
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Don’t miss the unforgettable new novel from Jenny Eclair – INHERITANCE is out now
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 6th December 2012

Price: £10

ISBN-13: 9781405525404

Reviews

Addictive. One to shout about
Mirror
A heartbreaking yet funny read
Heat
A funny, cleverly observed tale of modern family life, love and adultery
New Woman
Brilliant
Sunday Express
Brutally funny
Observer
Honest and raucously funny
Glamour
Attacks the myth of happy families with characteristic acerbic humour ... a good, light read, with some brutally funny lines
Observer