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Paperback:Not quite Nice:2016 Not quite Nice
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Author: Imrie, Celia
Publication year: 2016
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9781408846896
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Theresa is desperate for a change. Forced into early retirement, fed up with babysitting her bossy daughter's obnoxious children, she sells her Highgate house and moves to the picture-perfect town of Bellevue-sur-Mer, just outside Nice. With its beautiful villas, its bustling cafes and shimmering cerulean sea, the village sparkles like a diamond on the French Mediterranean coast. Once the hideaway of artists and writers, it is now home to the odd rock icon and Hollywood movie star, and, as Theresa soon discovers, a close-knit set of expats. There's Carol, the infinitely glamorous American and her doting husband David; the erstwhile British TV star Sally; the ferocious Sian and her wayward Australian poet husband; the sharply witty Zoe with her strangely youthful face and penchant for white wine - and the suave Brian who catches Theresa's eye.
Subject/Genre GNR, General
Additional information: 336 pages, pbk
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Warms the cockles of your heart to read it. Sympathetically and realistically written, this book is a treat. Characters have flesh and blood and back bone and some of the twists and turns you simply don't see coming. Recommend it. Now going to try everything else this talented lady has written.
01/09/16
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Hardback:Sail away:2018
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Year 2018
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
368 pages (hbk)
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Talking book - CD:Nice work (if you can get it), read by the author:2017:Unabridged ed
Author: Imrie, Celia
Year 2017
Language: English
Media class: Talking book - CD
Edition: Unabridged ed
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Resource type: Physical
10 CDs (10 hr., 45 min.)
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Paperback:Not quite Nice:2015
Author: Imrie, Celia
Year 2015
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
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Large print:Happy hoofer:2014
Author: Imrie, Celia
Year 2014
Media class: Large print
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
Resource type: Physical
440 (hbk)
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