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    • ISBN:9781849168441
    • Publication date:29 Jul 2010

Perfect Meringues

By Laurie Graham

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Set in the world of day-time TV cook shows, a wonderfully funny black comedy about the real highs and lows of everyday life.

It shouldn't have been like this. Being on television was meant to lead to fame and a glamorous social life. But for Lizzie Partridge, forty-something, divorced and TV cook on Midlands This Morning, it meant dinners for one, coping alone with an air-head adolescent daughter and following middle-aged men into corner shops pretending she needed a bottle of Lea & Perrins.
Her good friend Louie - if only he wasn't gay - thought he knew what the trouble was: Lizzie was always on the wrong side of the glass, looking in at other people's lives.
True or not, things for Lizzie were going to get a lot worse before they got better...

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  • ISBN: 9781849164702
  • Publication date: 29 Jul 2010
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Quercus
'Her comic touch is sure and accurate ... If Victoria Wood wrote a novel, it would read something like this' Independent. — Independent
'Comic social comment mixed with romantic comedy ... a gift for timing, an impeccable ear for dialogue and an eye for detail ... skilled and highly engaging' The Times. — The Times
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