Rebuilding Coventry

CD - unabridged
(6 CDs)
Product Number: CX1775
Released: 01 Sep, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471203435
Narrator(s): Kate Lock
Publisher: W F Howes
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Discover the brilliant, hilarious and unlikely story of a woman's life rebuilt, from the bestselling author of the Adrian Mole series and The Woman who Went to Bed for a Year 'There are two things that you should know about me immediately: the first is that I am beautiful, the second is that yesterday I killed a man. Both things were accidents . . .' When Midlands housewife Coventry Dakin kills her next-door neighbour, in a wild attempt to stop him from strangling his wife, she goes on the run. Finding herself alone and friendless in London, she tries to lose herself in the city's maze of streets. There, she meets a bewildering cast of eccentric characters. From Professor Willoughby D'Eresby and his perpetually naked wife Letitia, to Dodo, a care-in the-community inhabitant of Cardboard City, they all contrive to change Coventry in ways she could never have foreseen . . . Praise for Sue Townsend: 'Laugh-out-loud . . . a teeming world of characters whose foibles and misunderstandings provide glorious amusement. Something deeper and darker than comedy' Sunday Times 'She fills the pages with turmoil, anger, passion, love and big helpings of wit. It's full of colour and glows with life' Independent 'Touching and hilarious. Bursting with witty social commentary as well as humour' WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Author(s): Sue Townsend
Original Publish Date: 01 Sep, 2012

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Author(s): Sue Townsend
Narrator(s): Kate Lock
Product Number D1626
Released: 01 Dec, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781471210716

Professional reviews

"‘Proof, once more, that Townsend is one of the funniest writers around’ THE TIMES Sue Townsend is Britain's favourite comic author. Her hugely successful novels include the Adrian Mole series, and more recently The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year."

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