Oh Dear Silvia

Oh Dear Silvia

By Dawn French

Silvia Shute lies in a hospital bed.  Family and friends are at her side, each thinking they know the real Silvia.  But do they?  For Silvia hides a secret.  And as her visitors gather, so the truth about Silvia is slowly revealed . . .

A woman. A coma. A family. A secret.
Silvia Shute lies in a hospital bed.  Family and friends are at her side, each thinking they know the real Silvia.  But do they?  For Silvia hides a secret.  And as her visitors gather, so the truth about Silvia is slowly revealed . . .
'Side-splitting. A darkly humorous tale that will make you laugh with delight.' Heat
'Written with serious intent, both literary and thematically: Dawn tackles the big ones - love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood - head on.' Guardian
'Brilliance. Orchestrating the blackly comic and absurd with the realities of death and mania, French reveals an almost faultless ear.' Sunday Times
'If you enjoyed A Tiny Bit Marvellous you will love Oh Dear Silvia.' Red

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9780141046358

June 26, 2013

Michael Joseph (UK)

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Paperback

9781405909105

December 14, 2012

Michael Joseph (UK)

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