Getting Rid of Matthew (Paperback)
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Getting Rid of Matthew (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 04/01/2007
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Breaking up is hard to do. Especially when he's left his wife for you . . . What to do if Matthew, your secret lover of the past four years, finally decides to leave his wife Sophie and their two daughters and move into your flat, just when you're thinking that you might not want him anymore . . . PLAN A: Stop shaving your armpits. And your bikini line. Tell him you have a moustache that you wax every six weeks. Stop having sex with him. Pick holes in the way he dresses. Don't brush your teeth. Or your hair. Or pluck out the stray hag-whisker that grows out of your chin. Buy incontinence pads and leave them lying around. PLAN B: Accidentally on purpose bump into his wife Sophie. Give yourself a fake name and identity. Befriend Sophie. Actually begin to really like Sophie. Snog Matthew's son (who's the same age as you by the way. You're not a paedophile). Buy a cat and give it a fake name and identity. Befriend Matthew's children. Unsuccessfully. Watch your whole plan go absolutely horribly wrong. Getting Rid of Matthew is the sharp and hilariously funny novel from bestselling author Jane Fallon. It was also a Richard and Judy pick. Praise for Jane Fallon: 'Intelligent, edgy and witty' Glamour 'A brilliant and original tale' Sun 'Chick lit with an edge' Guardian

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141025292
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Praise for Jane Fallon * - *
Chick lit with an edge * Guardian *
A brilliant and original tale * Sun *
Intelligent, edgy and witty * Glamour *
I love Fallon, she's in a category all of her own - her books are great fun and her characters are fabulous, believable women who take no nonsense -- Marian Keyes * Daily Mail *

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“Getting Rid of Matthew”

REALLY enjoyed this book. Hilariously witty and funny. At some stages was laughing so hard that i was crying. Easy and enjoyable book - quite impossible to put down.

Paperback edition
26th August 2008
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“Getting Rid of Matthew”

Though the book is an easy read and kind of funny, there is nothing special. The plot is quite plain and somewhat boring, the climax is not that interesting and ones imagination is probably more interesting than the... More

Paperback edition
2nd June 2008
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“Hilarious!”

absolutely loved it! The themes that run through the book are so relatable, couldn't put it down.

Paperback edition
16th September 2016
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