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Three Things About Elsie By Joanna Cannon

Three Things About Elsie

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Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon

The Sunday Times Bestseller

`Lovely, lovely, lovely... Sue Townsend meets Kate Atkinson meets Nina Stibbe' MARIAN KEYES

`Powerful and profound' Guardian

`Another sure-fire hit' Daily Mail

`Funny, melancholy, acutely observant' Sunday Express

84-year-old Florence has fallen in her flat at Cherry Tree Home for the Elderly. As she waits to be rescued, she considers the charming new resident who looks exactly like a man she once knew - a man who died sixty years ago. His arrival has stirred distant memories she and Elsie thought they'd laid to rest. Lying prone in the front room, Florence wonders if a terrible secret from her past is about to come to light ...

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Three Things About Elsie Reviews


Praise for Three Things About Elsie:

`Compassionate, thoughtful and tender, it is a novel exploring the pain of nostalgia and personal truths so painful we hide them even from ourselves' HANNAH BECKERMAN, Observer

`A tale of ordinary lives and buried secrets ... a well-written, entertaining, effortless read with some arresting insights' Mail on Sunday

`Charming, wise and profoundly human. I lived every page of this book' ERIN KELLY

`Powerful and profound' Guardian

`Irresistibly good-hearted ... captivating' Telegraph

`Another sure-fire hit for Cannon ... abounds with Alan Bennett-esque humour, as well as heart-wrenching sadness' Daily Mail

`Emotional, sweet, funny, hauntingly sad and poignant. I loved it' DJ Sara Cox, Stella

`Funny, melancholy, acutely observant ... your heart will finally crack in two on the last page' Sunday Express

`A warm, wise novel - brilliantly entertaining - that also manages to be a timely and profound take on ageing. I loved it' KATE HAMER

`Light yet heartbreaking, a joy to read' i Newspaper

`Funny, touching, and peppered with astute observations ... a future classic' CLARE MACKINTOSH, author of I Let You Go

`[Cannon] conveys the legion indignities of overlooked old age with touching perception' Sunday Times Culture

`A moving, bittersweet story' Good Housekeeping

`Cannon is on her way to becoming a national treasure - no one does quirky, funny and soul-searing the way she does' Emerald Street

`Poignant, witty and original' Woman & Home

`More brilliant, generous storytelling... (a) funny, melancholic tale' Psychologies

About Joanna Cannon


Joanna Cannon graduated from Leicester Medical School and worked as a hospital doctor, before specialising in psychiatry. Her first novel The Trouble With Goats and Sheep was a top ten bestseller in both hardback and paperback and was a Richard and Judy pick. She lives in the Peak District with her family and her dog.

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GOR009229568
Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon
Joanna Cannon
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2018-07-23
464
000819694X
9780008196943
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.