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A Grand Old Time

About the Book

‘Brilliantly funny, emotional and uplifting’ Miranda Dickinson

A funny and heartwarming debut for fans of Celia Imrie and Dawn French.

Evie Gallagher is regretting her hasty move into a care home. She may be seventy-five and recently widowed, but she’s absolutely not dead yet. And so, one morning, Evie walks out of Sheldon Lodge and sets off on a Great Adventure across Europe.

But not everyone thinks Great Adventures are appropriate for women of Evie’s age, least of all her son Brendan and his wife Maura, who follow a trail of puzzling text messages to bring her home.

When they finally catch up with her, there are shocks in store . . . because while Brendan may have given up on life and love, Evie certainly has not.

'Lovely . . . a book that assures that life is far from over at seventy' Cathy Hopkins, bestselling author of The Kicking the Bucket List

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008299453
  • ISBN 10: 0008299455
  • Imprint: Avon
  • On Sale: 06/05/2018
  • Pages: 368
  • List Price: 16.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Humorous / General

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