T njoyed a book this much in agesThis is so well written it will stand the test of timeA laugh out loud tale of Kate s dysfunctional Flori în păr extended family and the times Could not finish this book I had the honor and pleasure of studying writing with the guidance of Tiffany Murray and it was this very book that helped me to confidently choose her as a tutor The story is so funny that it is sad the writing is so descriptive that it jumps in your heart before it comes to your mind thevents are so gruesomely unbelievable that you know they are based on real life at least they grow from that pile of compost we call our past The characters stayed with me for a while after reading I loved the book so much I underlined my favorite phrases There were many I highly recommend this book Do not pay attention to the silly cover it s anything but chick lit imho A brilliant novel dark yet hilarious Kate Happy s story about growing up with her Jewish grandmother on the Welsh border is busy alive and delightful It will make you laugh and cr. Roomed house in Herefordshire "Gran Has Been Homesick For " has been homesick for Island for forty years furiously "hating her husband and trying to kill him slowly by covering his chicken breasts with "her husband and trying to kill him slowly by covering his chicken breasts with liuid but determinedly donning her best pink Chanel suit and high heels and stepping out into the shit splattered farmyard; Grandpa himself is bonkers crazy loco muddled an x naval officer who wanders aro. ,
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really njoyed partsenjoyed parts it and was thoroughly by others The main character didn t seem to think like an 11 year old but I njoyed the setting and some of the characters Nearly Humiliated Husband eleven year old Kate Happy lives in a creepy smelly old farmhouse in the part of England on the Welsh border that s probably best known for constant rain She s living with her Jewish American grandma and bonkers grandad because her Mum s off in some hippy commune and her Dad having been run over by her Mum in her red sports car is dead and kept in a mayonnaise jar She avoids school whenever she can barely gets toat because her grandmother doesn t believe in getting fat and is prone to peeing her pants in moments of stressHer Mum s return is just the first of many incidents that ramble through this debut novel Happy Accidents is stuffed with uirky characters and loose Warehouse Management ends and given a refreshing tang by the author s distinctive voice I liked itven though it wo. Coming of age in rural England in the ighties is far from straightforward for Kate Happy in an hilarious debut novel of family secrets and dead ancestors in the atticAlthough Gran is Iris Happy she was born Iris Tallulah Veronica Miriam Ichmann; and although she's been stuck on Grandpa's farm somewhere between England and Wales since 1943 'with a goddamn ridiculous name' it has never been. .
Uldn t normally be the kind of book I d pick up the chick lit cover does it no favors Kate s reactions to her world are very believable the book is semi autobiographical where are the social services when you need them and watching her figure out her own rules in an nvironment
where the adultsthe adults seem to make up the rules as they go along is uite thought provokingThis is a nice one to tuck in your pocket when you re heading off in the plane or on the beach Not heavy reading but intelligently written and The Stall (Pony In Training entertaining Injoyed this book so much that as I came closer to the THIEME Atlas of Anatomy end I battled with myself over delaying finishing it to drag it out andnjoy it for longer or rushing on to completion the paradox presented by a good book Some great characters Sanibel Virgin especially grandma Iris and grandpa Larry but as a story it lost its meandering way I didn t have any sense of resolution at thend This book is fun and smart Tiffany Murray has created a cast of dark and Way of the Shaman eccentric characters who are all somehow outrageously real I haven. Home Home is a place called Brooklyn which is full of rollercoasters brown stones candy and Chews Gran is a Chew but Grandpa made her change that before they married and shended up here; "'Pregnant and fat and back in Chew killing Europe screaming The Father Son and goddamn Holy Ghost'It's "and fat and back in Chew killing Europe screaming The Father Son and goddamn Holy Ghost'It's Gallowglass earlyighties and Kate Happy is being brought up by her grandparents on their huge sprawling 36.