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From the author of the well-reviewed 'The Ten O'Clock Horses', a delightfully funny contemporary novel about a year in the life of a TV cookery-show host and chef. Advertising in The Guardian's The Guide and The Mail on Sunday.
Paperback, 220 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Black Swan Books, Limited
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Barbra
Jul 23, 2016 rated it really liked it
I love all of this authors books - there's humour, romance, entertainment, wonderful characters.....always makes me want to read more of her.

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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 nee
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Damaskcat
Oct 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Lizzie is a relatively successful TV chef appearing regularly on daytime television. Her husband has left her but she is reasonably happy making a life for herself with her teenage daughter, Eleanor. She has some good friends but no significant other and to remedy this situation she decides to join an exclusive dating agency with sometimes hilarious results.

This amusing book is well written and I felt I was experiencing the ups and downs of Lizzie’s life first hand while I was reading it. The bo
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Helen
Sep 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Read this in 2 days, absolutely fabulous. This is an early one of hers, and was different from the magnificent Dog Days, Glenn Miller Nights which I read last year (was the first time I'd heard of this author). Will be reading more by her, definitely!
Julie
Jan 26, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
An easy if pointless read - though it got better in the last few pages
flajol
Mar 12, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: humour
Very funny! Laurie Graham never disappoints.
Marg
Apr 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
light and funny ..very entertaining
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Laurie Graham was first published at the advanced age of 40. She is the author of THE TEN O'CLOCK HORSES, PERFECT MERINGUES, THE DRESS CIRCLE, DOG DAYS GLENN MILLER NIGHTS, THE FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA, THE UNFORTUNATES, MR STARLIGHT, GONE WITH THE WINDSORS, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING KENNEDY, LIFE ACCORDING TO LUBKA, AT SEA, A HUMBLE COMPANION, THE LIAR'S DAUGHTER and THE GRAND DUCHESS OF NOWHER ...more
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