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  • Looking for Andrew McCarthy

  • By: Jenny Colgan
  • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 16

'I'm wearing a beautiful pink dress, and I'm in a big pink room with billowing curtains...and I'm dancing to Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark...and my handsome partner leans over and whispers....' Yes, '80s child Ellie really thought life was going to be like Pretty in Pink, St Elmo's Fire and all those other movies - where everyone was astoundingly glamorous, popular and successful, had huge apartments and lived happily ever after. But now that she and her gang are 30, she has to admit that things haven't quite turned out that way.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Bad!

  • By Little Red Frog on 12-09-16

Dreadful language from a normally enjoyable author

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-09-16

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

really disappointed and upset by the language used in the book - I enjoy this author's novels and they are normally nice to listen to - but this I found distressing and upsetting

Would you ever listen to anything by Jenny Colgan again?

depends as this was such a departure from others - would try audio sample in future before buying

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Looking for Andrew McCarthy?

those with the bad language