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So Lucky

by Dawn O'Porter

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PUBLISHED: 21st October 2019
ISBN: 9780008288624
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Pre-order the bold new novel from Dawn O'Porter, the bestselling author of The Cows.'Compulsively gripping and taps into the shame and self-hatred we *all* battle with. It is also very, very funny' Sara Pascoe
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  • Paperback
    $25.41
PUBLISHED: 21st October 2019
ISBN: 9780008288624
ANNOTATION:
Pre-order the bold new novel from Dawn O'Porter, the bestselling author of The Cows.'Compulsively gripping and taps into the shame and self-hatred we *all* battle with. It is also very, very funny' Sara Pascoe

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Pre-order the bold new novel from Dawn O'Porter, the bestselling author of The Cows.'Compulsively gripping and taps into the shame and self-hatred we all battle with. It is also very, very funny' Sara Pascoe

Publisher Description

'A total joy' Matt Haig

'Very, very funny' Sara Pascoe

'Thought-provoking' Daily Mail

'Unputdownable' Marian Keyes

Fearless, frank and for anyone who's ever doubted themselves, So Lucky is the straight-talking new novel from the Sunday Times bestseller.

IS ANYONE'S LIFE . . .

Beth shows that women really can have it all. Ruby lives life by her own rules. And then there's Lauren, living the dream.

AS PERFECT AS IT LOOKS?

Beth hasn't had sex in a year. Ruby feels like she's failing. Lauren's happiness is fake news.

And it just takes one shocking event to make the truth come tumbling out...

The bold and brilliant new novel from Dawn O'Porter, the bestselling author of The Cows.

Author Biography

DAWN O'PORTER is a Sunday Times bestselling novelist, columnist and broadcaster who lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris, sons Art and Valentine, cat Lilu and dog Potato. She has made numerous documentaries about all sorts of things: polygamy, childbirth, Geisha, body image, breast cancer and even the movie Dirty Dancing. She is the critically acclaimed author of The Cows, Paper Aeroplanes and Goose. Dawn also collects vintage clothing, and admits to writing her best work when she is wearing a bonkers seventies dress and her hair is a voluminous bob.

Review

'A total joy . . . Compulsively funny' Matt Haig

      'The characters in So Lucky are lovely, very likeable. I enjoyed this book a lot, it really was unputdownable ' Marian Keyes

      'Funny, thought-provoking and filthy' Red

      'Thought-provoking . . . Beautifully drawn characters espouse the idea that you shouldn't judge any book by its cover' Daily Mail

      'Couldn't put it down - it's wonderful' Pandora Sykes

      'Perceptive, poignant and proves that no one's life is as perfect as it looks' Sunday Express

      'So Lucky is compulsively gripping and taps into the shame and self-hatred we *all* battle with. It is also very, very funny' Sara Pascoe

      'Full of relevant issues' Prima 

      'A binge read, was racing home from my day to cuddle up with it on the couch' Aisling Bea

      'Expect some raw realities of female life, but when these women come together, they go full-blown badass' Heat

      'In true Dawn style, she has created layered, interesting characters who rile you up but also make you fall in love with them. If you enjoyed The Cows, you are going to LOVE this book. Timely, funny and very very entertaining' Emma Gannon

      'Funny and very honest' Davina McCall

      'It's an incredible and wonderful thing to read her painfully accurate, heart warming and hilarious analysis of our age of comparison in this wonderful, powerful novel!' Scarlett Curtis

      'Perceptive, poignant and proves that no one's life is as perfect as it looks' Sunday Express

      'What a fabulous book. I read it, no DEVOURED it terribly fast and loved every minute' Mel Giedroyc

      'A  funny and relatable one-sitting read' Carmel Harrington

      ''Refreshingly raw . . . This is one to race through' Sunday Mirror

      'A relatable take on the struggle for perfection and a journey to accepting who we truly are' Woman & Home

Long Description

'A total joy' Matt Haig 'Very, very funny' Sara Pascoe 'Thought-provoking' Daily Mail 'Unputdownable' Marian Keyes Fearless, frank and for anyone who's ever doubted themselves, So Lucky is the straight-talking new novel from the Sunday Times bestseller. IS ANYONE'S LIFE . . . Beth shows that women really can have it all. Ruby lives life by her own rules. And then there's Lauren, living the dream. AS PERFECT AS IT LOOKS? Beth hasn't had sex in a year. Ruby feels like she's failing. Lauren's happiness is fake news. And it just takes one shocking event to make the truth come tumbling out... The bold and brilliant new novel from Dawn O'Porter, the bestselling author of The Cows.

Review Quote

' A total joy . . . Compulsively funny' Matt Haig 'The characters in So Lucky are lovely, very likeable. I enjoyed this book a lot, it really was unputdownable ' Marian Keyes ' Thought-provoking . . . Beautifully drawn characters espouse the idea that you shouldn't judge any book by its cover' Daily Mail ' Couldn't put it down - it's wonderful ' Pandora Sykes 'Perceptive, poignant and proves that no one's life is as perfect as it looks' Sunday Express 'So Lucky is compulsively gripping and taps into the shame and self-hatred we all battle with . It is also very, very funny' Sara Pascoe 'Full of relevant issues' Prima ' A binge read , was racing home from my day to cuddle up with it on the couch' Aisling Bea 'Expect some raw realities of female life, but when these women come together, they go full-blown badass' Heat 'In true Dawn style, she has created layered, interesting characters who rile you up but also make you fall in love with them. If you enjoyed The Cows, you are going to LOVE this book. Timely, funny and very very entertaining ' Emma Gannon ' Funny and very honest ' Davina McCall 'It's an incredible and wonderful thing to read her painfully accurate, heart warming and hilarious analysis of our age of comparison in this wonderful, powerful novel !' Scarlett Curtis ' Perceptive, poignant and proves that no one's life is as perfect as it looks' Sunday Express 'What a fabulous book. I read it, no DEVOURED it terribly fast and loved every minute ' Mel Giedroyc 'A funny and relatable one-sitting read , with lots of "I've done that too!" moments . . . So Lucky is a celebration of the sisterhood, who all too often mask insecurities with a smile' Carmel Harrington 'A relatable take on the struggle for perfection and a journey to accepting who we truly are' Woman & Home

Promotional "Headline"

The fresh, funny and fearless new novel for 2019 from the bestselling author

Description for Sales People

'A total joy' Matt Haig 'Very, very funny' Sara Pascoe 'Thought-provoking' Daily Mail 'Unputdownable' Marian Keyes Fearless, frank and for anyone who's ever doubted themselves, So Lucky is the straight-talking new novel from the Sunday Times bestseller. IS ANYONE'S LIFE . . . Beth shows that women really can have it all. Ruby lives life by her own rules. And then there's Lauren, living the dream. AS PERFECT AS IT LOOKS? Beth hasn't had sex in a year. Ruby feels like she's failing. Lauren's happiness is fake news. And it just takes one shocking event to make the truth come tumbling out... The bold and brilliant new novel from Dawn O'Porter, the bestselling author of The Cows. Gold title THE COWS, Dawn's brilliantly acclaimed debut adult novel, was a #6 Sunday Times bestseller, sold over 185k units across all formats, was shortlisted for best audiobook in the Specsavers National Book Awards 2018, and it created a huge splash amongst the media and readers alike SO LUCKY is set to be the most-talked-about book of the autumn. From themes of body image and motherhood to female shame and solidarity, this is another conversation-starting story at the zeitgeist frontline, but also incredibly warm and relatable Set for a huge marketing and extensive media campaign Dawn is such a strong asset. She has an amazing, growing profile and enviable PR reach: she has been a TV presenter, magazine columnist, journalist, vintage clothing line creator & YA author to name but a few ventures Competition: Everything I Know About Love; How to Fail; Feminists Wear Pink; Fleabag; Grown Ups; Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine; Three Women. By Bryony Gordon;Dolly Alderton;Elizabeth Day; Scarlett Curtis; Marian Keyes; Phoebe Waller-Bridge; Emma Gannon; Stacey Dooley; Holly Bourne; Pandora Sykes

Product Details

ISBN-10
0008288623
ISBN-13
9780008288624
Author
Dawn O'Porter
Publisher
Harpercollins Publishers
Language
English
Format
Paperback
Year
2019
Publication Date
2019-10-31
Pages
400
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edited by
Dawn O'Porter
Audience
General/Trade