Campari for Breakfast (Paperback)
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Campari for Breakfast (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 29/01/2015
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'Reads like a cross between I Capture the Castle and Love, Nina, with a pinch of Adrian Mole' The Bookseller

'We defy you not to love Sue' Good Housekeeping

'Campari for Breakfast is truly, charmingly splendid' Lucy Robinson

Life is full of terrible things. Ghosts of dead relatives, heartbreak . . . burnt toast.

In 1987, Sue Bowl's world changes for ever. Her mother dies, leaving her feeling like she's lost a vital part of herself. And then her father shacks up with an awful man-eater called Ivana.

But Sue's mother always told her to make the most of what she's got - and what she's got is a love of writing and some eccentric relatives. So Sue moves to her Aunt Coral's crumbling ancestral home, where she fully intends to write a book and fall in love . . . and perhaps drink Campari for breakfast

Campari for Breakfast is a heart-warming, eccentric novel that joins the ranks of great British coming-of-age novels such as Dodie Smith's I Capture the Castle and Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552779647
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 209 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 19 mm


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I was really cross when I reached the final few words, because I didn't want it to end. It is brilliant. Heart-rending sorrow, unremitting hopefulness and joy, held together by the delicious comic malapropisms of a startlingly original teenage heroine. An utter delight -- Tamsin Greig
We defy you not to love Sue, the quirky heroine of Sara Crowe's charming CAMPARI FOR BREAKFAST * Good Housekeeping *
A sort of upmarket Adrian Mole . . . full of poignancy, humour and shafts of startling perception * Daily Mail *
Campari for Breakfast is truly, charmingly, battily splendid... Utterly divine! * Lucy Robinson, author of The Unfinished Symphony of You and Me *
This charming debut about family secrets reads like a cross between I Capture the Castle and Love, Nina -- Cathy Rentzenbrink * Bookseller *

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“Campari for Breakfast is a book that is easily devoured within a couple of sittings”

Seventeen-year-old Sue Bowl has gone to live with her Aunt Coral at Green Place, the family's ancestral home. Sue's mother Buddleia died recently, her father has taken up with a new woman, Ivana and Sue... More

Paperback edition
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“Quirky & charming with a fabulously eccentric cast”

Reading this book was a sheer delight. It's an easy to read, charming story with a great plot and wonderfully eccentric characters to keep you entertained and gripped. It's very witty and amusing and put a... More

Hardback edition
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“Quirky and charming with a fabulously eccentric cast!”

Reading this book was a sheer delight. It's an easy to read, charming story with a great plot and wonderfully eccentric characters to keep you entertained and gripped. It's very witty and amusing and put a... More

Paperback edition
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