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Caitlin Moran - How To Be Famous (A Novel) (2nd Hand Hardback)

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Synopsis

A hilarious, heartfelt sequel to How to Build a Girl, comes the breakout novel from feminist sensation Caitlin Moran.

. . . I’m Johanna Morrigan, and I live in London in 1995, at the epicentre of Britpop. I might only be nineteen, but I’m wise enough to know that everyone around me is handling fame very, very badly.

My unrequited love, John Kite, has scored an unexpected Number One album, then exploded into a Booze And Drugs Hell, as rockstars do.

My new best friend - the maverick feminist Suzanne Banks, of The Branks - has amazing hair, but writer’s block and a rampant pill problem.

So I’ve decided I should become a Fame Doctor. I’m going to use my new monthly column for The Face to write about every ridiculous, surreal, amazing aspect of a million people knowing your name.

But when my two-night-stand with edgy comedian Jerry Sharp goes wrong, people start to know my name for all the wrong reasons. ‘He’s a vampire. He destroys bright young girls. Also, he’s a total dick’, Suzanne warned me. But by that point, I’d already had sex with him. Bad sex. Now I’m one of the girls he’s trying to destroy. He needs to be stopped . . . But how can one girl stop a powerful famous man.

Details
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : As New
  • Category : Fiction - Humorous Fiction
  • Published : 2018 (Ebury Press - 1st Edition, 1st Printing)
  • ISBN : 9780091948986
  • SKU : B002742
  • PPC : SP500gm
  • RRP : £14.99 (Unclipped)
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
    External Reviews

    "Who better than Caitlin Moran to bring fame down to earth with a bump." - Helen Fielding, bestselling author of Bridget Jones's Diary.

    "It's quite a ride, this book. It's laugh-out-loud funny, sweetly romantic and fiercely angry. Often all at once . . . beautifully written." - The Times.

    "A deeply satisfying tale of sex, drugs, britpop, unrequited love, London, and a narrator I completely adore. This is funny, philosophical, and poignant in equal measure. Glorious and life-enhancing." - Nina Stibbe.

    "Brilliantly funny, caustic social commentary with the best-wish fulfilment revenge scene I've read, like, ever." - The Pool.

    "A rollicking fantasy which leaves a rosy afterglow" - The Guardian.

    The Author

    Catherine Elizabeth "Caitlin" Moran is an English journalist, author, and broadcaster at The Times, where she writes three columns a week: one for the Saturday Magazine, a TV review column, and the satirical Friday column "Celebrity Watch".

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