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What a Way to Go

Narrated by: Charlie Sanderson
Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
Categories: Fiction, Humour
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Summary

It's 1988. Harper Richardson's mum and dad are divorced. Her mum got custody of her, the Mini and 500 tins of baked beans. Her dad got a mouldering cottage in a Midlands backwater village and plenty of free time to indulge his WWII obsession.

What a Way to Go is a warm, wise and witty tale of one girl's mission to run headfirst into the middle of some of life's big questions - and to come out the other side with some reasonable answers.

©2016 Julia Forster (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

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"What a fabulous novel! So fresh, touching, truthful and laugh-out-loud funny. I absolutely loved it." (Deborah Moggach)
"A brilliant debut. Sharp, sweet, bristling with wit and full of hilarious, wildly imaginative observations." (Emma Jane Unsworth, author of Animals)

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What a Way to go

I loved it! It was amazingly catching. I loved the way the book was written, and the use of the chamber dictionary. I suppose the narrator could be better, though. Even though the writer is (obviously) an adult, how she remembers and writes as if she were a child is amazingly well. Just as if she really was one. (I should know, because I am one!)
I love everything about this book, and I would really recommend it :-).