So Lucky

So Lucky

Dawn O’Porter

ISBN
9780008288624
Pub date
31/10/2019
Imprint
HarperCollins
Binding
Paperback
Format
A4 153x221mm
Extent
400 pages
Price
£12.99
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Book Overview


‘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.

About the author


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.www.dawnoporter.co.uk

Reviews


  • ‘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