Mistletoe Malice (Paperback)
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Mistletoe Malice (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages
Published: 02/11/2023
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Waterstones Says

A savagely funny rediscovered classic, Farrell's portrait of a dysfunctional 1950s family Christmas abounds in festering festive resentments and rich farce.

A dysfunctional family reunites for the Christmas holiday from hell in this rediscovered festive classic with fangs for fans of Barbara Pym, Elizabeth Taylor and Stella Gibbons.

The fire is on, sherry poured, presents wrapped, and claws are being sharpened. In a seaside cottage perched on a cliff, one family reunites for Christmas. While snow falls, a tyrannical widowed matriarch presides over her unruly brood. Her niece tends to her whims, but fantasises about eloping; and as more guests arrive, each bringing their secret truths and dreams, the Christmas tree explodes, a brawl erupts, an escape occurs - and their 'midwinter madness' climaxes ...

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571378265
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 243 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm
Edition: Main

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“What's better than Christmas hijinks!”

Unfortunately for me this book didn't quite meet my expectations. However, I can understand why most people would a disaster of a family reunion on Christmas with detestable characters committing hijinks and... More

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