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A Friend of the Family By Lisa Jewell

A Friend of the Family
by Lisa Jewell

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Meet the Londons, a family in need of a friend. Gerry and Bernie London are proud parents of Tony, Sean and Ned, three wayward lads whose lives have suddenly reached crisis points. The Londons also have a new lodger a mysterious rockabilly called Gervase. Will he turn out to be a friend or foe to the family?
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A Friend of the Family Summary

A Friend of the Family by Lisa Jewell

The huge bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone and The Girls

A stranger in the house can only mean trouble

The London family is in crisis.

Newly-divorced Tony is fantasizing about someone he shouldn't.

Prize-winning writer Sean has a hot new girlfriend, and a dose of writer's block.

Their brother Ned has just come back from Australia, leaving his girlfriend behind.

And now they have a new lodger - a mysterious stranger.

But is he the friend this family needs, or a troublemaker they could do without?

'Terrific stuff: touching, funny and sentient' Sunday Times

'Funny and emotionally satisfying' The Times

'A heart-warming page-turner from start to finish' Heat

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A Friend of the Family Reviews

This book shows Jewell coming into her prime - both funny and emotionally satisfying * The Times *
Terrific stuff: touching, funny and sentient * Sunday Times *
A heart-warming page-turner from start to finish . . . Quite possibly her best yet * Heat *
Jewell's readability and emotional intelligence make her the cream of pop fiction * Glamour *
The perfect summer read * Marie Claire *
Jewell's light style can be deceptive; her anatomisation of twenty and thirty-something urban relationships is at times uncomfortably keen . . . It's a lot of fun * Daily Mail *
This novel will make you feel warm inside * New Woman *
Praise for Lisa Jewell * - *
Addictively readable * The Times *
A joy . . . a fun summer read * Guardian *
The best romantic comedy we've read in ages * Company *
Tackles serious issues with humour - proving that chick-lit can be intelligent, interesting and huge fun * Sunday Express *
A triumph * Hello *
Top marks. Fantastic * Heat *
Lovely * Daily Telegraph *
Moving and intelligent * Independent *
Magnetic, unpretentious and bursting with one-liners * Cosmopolitan *
Fans of chick-lit will understand when I say that this is a book you simply disappear into * Sunday Telegraph *

About Lisa Jewell

Lisa Jewell is the Sunday Times bestselling author of sixteen books, including her most recent novel, the Sunday Times bestseller Watching You. She lives in London with her husband and two children.

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A Friend of the Family by Lisa Jewell
Lisa Jewell
Used - Like New
Penguin Books Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.