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Soppy (Hardback)

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Hardback 112 Pages / Published: 08/01/2015
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True love isn't always about the big romantic gestures. Sometimes it's about sympathising with someone whose tea has gone cold, watching TV and sharing a quilt, or allowing your partner to order take-away pizza again. When two people move in together, it soon becomes apparent that the little things mean an awful lot. The throwaway moments in life become meaningful when you spend them in the company of someone you love. Soppy is Philippa Rice's collection of comics based on real-life moments with her boyfriend. From grocery shopping to silly arguments and snuggling in front of the television, Soppy captures the universal experience of sharing a life together.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780224101066
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 252 g
Dimensions: 185 x 135 x 14 mm


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"This so-adorable-it-hurts books features many intimate real-life moments...that are instantly recognisable to anyone who's ever had a heart or a discussion with their partner about whether they'd want to be shot if they became a zombie. It's as if those Love Is cartoons from my childhood, with the naked couple, have suddenly grown up, got cool and finally put some clothes on." * Red *
"A sweet Valentine's Day gift" * Cup of Jo *
"You will be won over by the charm, the illustrations, the painfully lovely relationship that plays out in front of you where boyfriends kiss girlfriends' heads, order them pizzas, make them cups of tea, fall asleep on top of them on the sofa and yet still refuse to bake them biscuits." * It's Nice That *
"Soppy is possibly the single most adorable thing I have ever seen" -- Robin Lewis * Left Lion *
"Anyone who has enjoyed the little intimacies of a lasting relationship will be able to relate to this collection of illustrations" -- Liz Connor * Evening Standard *
"Intimate, sweet, and oh so relatable" -- Ellen Scott * Metro *
"One of the most interesting comic-book artists currently working in Britain and almost impossible to categorise" * Daily Telegraph *
"The next hot ticket could be British artist Philippa Rice, whose marvellously inventive blogs My Cardboard Life and Soppy have won her fans across the world" -- Anna Baddeley * Guardian *

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“All of the cute!”

This is possibly one of the cutest things I have ever seen. Just little doodles about everyday life in a couple that will make you realise it isn't only you that does it! Especially the tea based ones. A quick... More

Hardback edition
16th February 2015
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“Loved it!”

I recently purchased Soppy for my girlfriend, and she absolutely loved and adored it. All the short stories are so cute, and almost all of them are familiar in one way or another. I recommend this book if you want to... More

Hardback edition
24th April 2016
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“Beautiful artwork, concept and printing. ”

An amazing little book by such an amazing illustrator, A cute little book that is easy to transport, I find it quite a comforting read when out and about, beautiful illustrations, a real and raw look at the realities... More

Hardback edition
25th May 2016
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