The Trouble with Goats and Sheep (Hardback)Joanna Cannon (author)
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'Like Mark Haddon in the Curious Incident of the dog in the night time, Cannon represents the world through the eyes of a child, sensitively and intelligently, and highlights the everyday absurdity of grown-ups.' - The Independent
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 227 x 159 x 39 mm
'A splendid debut ...Forensic period detail and pithy exchanges between characters give the novel the feel of a Seventies sitcom ...a wonderful achievement' DAILY MAIL
'Cannon specialises, beautifully, in making concrete the abstract ... a superior debut' SUNDAY TIMES
'Vibrant and funny...imagine Donna Tartt's The Secret History, set in 1970s English suburbia' GUARDIAN
'Successfully capturing the claustrophobia of suburban life... Cannon paints a sympathetic and nuanced portrait of society's misfits' THE INDEPENDENT
'Beautifully written' DAILY EXPRESS
'Sweet, nostalgic and funny' THE SUN ON SUNDAY
'Wry, acutely observant and brilliantly claustrophobic' MAIL ON SUNDAY
'Fresh and vivid, this intriguing debut is a perceptive coming-of-age tale' SUNDAY EXPRESS
'A unique and unforgettable debut' WALL STREET JOURNAL
'A very special book that makes us think about ourselves and others more deeply ... a terrific pageturner' NATHAN FILER
'An utter delight. Perceptive, funny, dark, moving. And so beautifully written. I loved it' SARAH WINMAN
'A quirky, moving and beautifully written tale of suburban life in 1970s Britain, The Trouble with Goats and Sheep is a delight from start to finish' PAULA HAWKINS
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