Dawn French, number one bestelling author of A Tiny Bit
Marvellous and one of Britain's best loved comic writers, returns
with Oh Dear Silvia
, a darkly comic pageturner that will
have you hanging on her every word.
Who is in Coma Suite Number 5?
A matchless lover? A supreme egotist? A selfless martyr?
A bad mother? A cherished sister? A selfish wife?
All of these. For this is Silvia Shute who has always
done exactly what she wants. Until now, when her life suddenly,
Her past holds a dark and terrible secret, and now that
she is unconscious in a hospital bed, her constant stream of
visitors are set to uncover the mystery of her broken life. And she
must lie there, victim of the beloveds, the borings, the babblings
and the plain bonkers.
Like it or not, the truth is about to pay Silvia a
visit. Again, and again and again...
Oh Dear Silvia is the brand new novel from one of Britain's most
loved comic writers and the number one bestselling author of A Tiny
Praise for Dawn French:
'Extremely funny' Sunday Times
'A fantastic slam-dunk pageturner' Mail on Sunday
Dawn French has been making people laugh for thirty years.
On purpose. As a writer, comedian and actor, she has appeared in
some of this country's most long running, cherished and celebrated
shows, including French and Saunders, The Comic Strip Presents. .
., Murder Most Horrid, The Vicar of Dibley, Jam and Jerusalem, Lark
Rise to Candleford, and more recently, Roger and Val Have Just Got
Her bestselling memoir,Dear Fatty, was published to critical
acclaim in 2008. Her first novel, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, was also a
great success, going straight to No.1.