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The Boy Who Fell To Earth (Paperback)Kathy Lette (author)
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Meet Merlin. He's Lucy's bright, beautiful son - who just happens to be autistic.
Since Merlin's father left them in the lurch, Lucy has made Merlin the centre of her world. Struggling with the joys and tribulations of raising her adorable yet challenging child (if only Merlin came with operating instructions), Lucy doesn't have room for any other man in her life.
By the time Merlin turns ten, Lucy is seriously worried that the Pope might start ringing her up for tips on celibacy, so resolves to dip a toe back into the world of dating. Thanks to Merlin's candour and quirkiness, things don't go quite to plan... Then, just when Lucy's resigned to singledom once more, Archie - the most imperfectly perfect man for her and her son - lands on her doorstep. But then, so does Merlin's father, begging for a second chance. Does Lucy need a real father for Merlin - or a real partner for herself?
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 273 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 25 mm
Kathy Lette can make even the toughest subjects funny. Romance and the more difficult shores of parenthood meld easily in this tender portrait of a deeply connected mother and son. Don't miss out on Lette's best book to date. * The Lady *
A rather searing read...While this is a departure for Lette, best known for pun-tastic romantic comedies, she's managed to weld all this darkness to her usual glittering style with surprising success. -- Wendy Holden * Daily Mail *
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“WOW. What a great book!”
Massive WOW to Kathy Lette - what an amazing story. I laughed and cried. I was so gripped and never wanted the story to end. Lucy is a heroine. Merlin is a hero. Everyone must read this - not least as it will give you... More
“A Charming Read”
A book full of banter, heartache and happiness, 'The Boy Who Fell to Earth' is a heartwarming read for all.
Although a little simplistic in style, the underlying issues of this book benefit from this... More
I was really looking forward to reading ‘The Boy Who Fell to Earth’, by Kathy Lette, and it did not disappoint me at all. It took me a little while to get into; however, after the first few chapters I was hooked and... More
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