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Why Mummy Drinks

Why Mummy Drinks

Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane.

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ISBN 9780008241094
Barcode 9780008241094
Published 18 June 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, edition
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Author(s) By Sims, Gill
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ISBN-13 9780008241094
ISBN-10 0008241090
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Publication Date 18 June 2018
International Publication Date 31 May 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, edition
Edition edition
Author(s) By Sims, Gill
Category Modern Fiction
Humour
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight 240g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 902301

Description of this Book

Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane. It is Mummy's 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel of a future of people asking if she wants to come to their advanced yoga classes, and polite book clubs where everyone claims to be tiddly after a glass of Pinot Grigio and says things like `Oooh gosh, are you having another glass?'But Mummy does not want to go quietly into that good night of women with sensible haircuts who `live for their children' and stand in the playground trying to trump each other with their offspring's extracurricular activities and achievements, and boasting about their latest holidays.Instead, she clutches a large glass of wine, muttering `FML' over and over again. Until she remembers the gem of an idea she's had...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review God, she's funny - Jilly Cooper Honest and very funny - it's a tale that mums will identify with - The Sun Sim's latest offering is a hilarious follow-up to her bestselling debut... you'd be forgiven for thinking the blogger behind Peter and Jane couldn't pull it off twice - but she has - The Sunday Post
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Gill Sims is the author of the hugely successful parenting blog and Facebook site `Peter and Jane'. Why Mummy Drinks was the bestselling hardback fiction debut of 2017, spending over six months in the top ten of the Sunday Times Bestseller Charts, and was shortlisted for Debut Novel of the Year in the British Book Awards. Her second novel Why Mummy Swears spent seven weeks at number one in the Sunday Times Bestseller Charts, and 19 weeks in the top ten. She lives in Scotland with her husband, two children and a recalcitrant Border Terrier, who rules the house. Gill's interests include drinking wine, wasting time on social media, trying and failing to capture her lost youth, and looking for the dog when he decides to go on one of his regular jaunts.

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