The Queen of Bloody Everything (Paperback)
  • The Queen of Bloody Everything (Paperback)
zoom

The Queen of Bloody Everything (Paperback)

(author)
2 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£7.99
Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 27/12/2018
  • In stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Joanna Nadin's first novel for adults, The Queen of Bloody Everything, is about mothers, daughters and how we can make many choices in life but can't choose where we come from.

As Edie Jones lies in a bed on the fourteenth floor of a Cambridge hospital, her adult daughter Dido tells their story, starting with the day that changed everything.

That was the day Dido - aged exactly six years and twenty-seven days old - met the next door neighbours and fell in love.

Because the Trevelyans were exactly the kind of family Dido dreamed of.
Normal.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781509853120
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Heartfelt . . . A wonderful example of Spangles Lit * Daily Mail *
I bloody adored this perceptive, funny, unflinching novel about growing up, love, sex, mothers and everything -- Kate Eberlen, author of Miss You
You're in for a treat with this one * Red Magazine *
A bittersweet delight. Perfectly captures the awkwardness and longing of those who don't quite fit in -- Sarra Manning, author of After the Last Dance and House of Secrets
An enchanting, heartfelt and nostalgic read * Prima Magazine *
Funny, poignant and absolutely brilliant -- Rachael Lucas, author of Wildflower Bay
Tender and with a wince-inducing evocation of adolescence, you'll fall for the awkward Dido as surely as she falls for the boy next door * Sunday Mirror *
A must-read * Independent *
Nostalgic, funny and charming * Stella magazine *
A powerful, nostalgic, beautiful book, whose characters will retain a small place in your heart even after you finished it -- Ronnie Turner
A lovely story of bewilderment and belonging * Sunday Express, S Magazine *
A brilliant read * OK Magazine *
I loved everything about this book. The writing, the characters, the details through the decades and the story of a girl, Dido, who just wants to fit in * Secret Library Book Blog *
Cleverly crafted and beautifully written, this is a story to lose yourself in * The People *
Don't miss! * Best Magazine *
A captivating story throughout . . . Charmingly nostalgic . . . [and] an essential and important read * Literature Works *
Achingly romantic and painfully real, [and] one of the best accounts of the mother-daughter bond that I have ever read -- Ruth Ware
Such a lovely read . . . An amazing story * Essex life *

You may also be interested in...

You Had Me At Hello
Added to basket
Safe Harbour
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Love & Misadventure
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Love in the Time of Cholera
Added to basket
After Ever Happy
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Ugly Love
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
After We Collided
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Birdsong
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Doctor Zhivago
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Captive Prince
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Bane Chronicles
Added to basket
No One's Girl
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Possession
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Giovanni's Room
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Finding Cinderella
Added to basket

“Bloody Brilliant”

What a great read!
This book is a story of Dido and her relationship with her mother Edie. All Dido has ever wanted was a very normal life, however Edie is extremely eccentric and very different from your typical... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 75

“A must read book for 2018.”

Nostalgic, heart-warming and heart-breaking family drama told in such a way that you'll feel as if you become part of the characters lives.

Focusing on mother and daughter relationships, this novel will strike a... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 23

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.