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Away with the Penguins By Hazel Prior

Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

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Summary

AS HEARD ON THE BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB
'This year's Eleanor Oliphant . today Veronica is going to make a decision that will change all of this.


Readers are falling in love with Away with the Penguins:

'Without a doubt the most delightful, joyous and uplifting book I've read so far this year .

Away with the Penguins Summary

Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

AS HEARD ON THE BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB
'This year's Eleanor Oliphant . . . Funny, bittersweet and wholly original.' Daily Express
'I love this gorgeous book. Unflinching, stubborn, funny and moving, Veronica is an unlikely heroine who will sneak in and capture your heart.' Trisha Ashley

Veronica McCreedy is about to have the journey of a lifetime . . .

Veronica McCreedy lives in a mansion by the sea. She loves a nice cup of Darjeeling tea whilst watching a good wildlife documentary. And she's never seen without her ruby-red lipstick.

Although these days Veronica is rarely seen by anyone because, at 85, her days are spent mostly at home, alone.

She can be found either collecting litter from the beach ('people who litter the countryside should be shot'), trying to locate her glasses ('someone must have moved them') or shouting instructions to her assistant, Eileen ('Eileen, door!').

Veronica doesn't have family or friends nearby. Not that she knows about, anyway . . . And she has no idea where she's going to leave her considerable wealth when she dies.

But today . . . today Veronica is going to make a decision that will change all of this.


Readers are falling in love with Away with the Penguins:

'Without a doubt the most delightful, joyous and uplifting book I've read so far this year . . . be prepared to fall in love.' *****
'A gloriously quirky and life affirming story of hope.' *****
'Oh how I loved this absolute gem of a book. Both heartbreaking and heartwarming.' *****

Away with the Penguins Reviews

This year's Eleanor Oliphant . . . Funny, bittersweet and wholly original. * Daily Express *
A glorious, life-affirming story. I read it in a day. I'm going to buy it for so many people this year! * Clare Mackintosh *
I love this gorgeous book. Unflinching, stubborn, funny and moving, Veronica is an unlikely heroine who will sneak in and capture your heart. * Trisha Ashley *
A warm and witty journey of self-discovery. Prior proves that it's never too late to become the person you were meant to be. * Wendy Wax, bestselling author of MY EX-BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING *
A warm-hearted and life-affirming tale about ageing, human kindness, old-fashioned values and protecting our planet. * Culturefly *

About Hazel Prior

HAZEL PRIOR lives on Exmoor with her husband and a huge ginger cat. As well as writing, she works as a freelance harpist. Her wonderful debut novel, Ellie and the Harp-Maker, is now available in paperback.

Additional information

GOR010930802
9781784164249
1784164240
Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2020-10-22
416
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Away with the Penguins