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When ​Lou Winter picks up an old, dog-eared magazine in the dentist's waiting room and spots an article about clearing clutter, she little realises that it will change her life in ways she could not imagine. What begins as an earnest spring clean of unwanted household debris – a never-touched omelette maker here, a hideous collection of chintz ornaments there – soon spirals out of control. Before long Lou is hiring giant skips, in which to dump the copious amounts of junk she never knew she had. Lou's loved ones grow concerned – and not a little disgruntled. Where has all this energy come from, her husband Phil wonders? Why is clearing out cupboards suddenly more important than making his breakfast? And since when does quiet, meek, down-trodden Lou snap rude retorts at his sister, her mother, and even Phil himself? The truth is, the more skips Lou fills, the more rubbish she lets go off, the more light and air can get to those painful, closed-up places at the centre of her house: a… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2009

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Simon & Schuster, London, 2009
482 oldal · ISBN: 9781849835015

Enciklopédia 1


Népszerű idézetek

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‘You pretended to be me?’ said Victorianna, not quite believing that any firm of solicitors could mistake a little plump dark-haired blimp for tall, willowy beach-blonde her. Who had she got as lawyers–Stevie, Wonder & Wonder?

Chapter 40

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‘I bet I look gorgeous now, don’t I?’ said Lou, tipping her head up to let the last of the tears drain back from her eyes.
‘Absolutely gorgeous. Besides, I’ve always liked pandas,’ said Deb.

Chapter 18

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‘Gorgeous, that tarte,’ said Des, spraying crumbs as he spoke.
‘If you like it, darling, I’ll get the recipe,’ said Celia.
‘Sorry,’ said Lou, tapping the side of her nose. ‘Trade secret.’
‘For God’s sake, Lou, it’s only a bit of cake,’ said Phil, attempting to laugh off his annoyance. She’d better not cock up this sale for him with her crazy oestrogen levels. What the hell was up with her? Was she going to go bright red and start sweating in a minute?
‘I’m sure Colonel Sanders had plenty of people saying, “For God’s sake, Harland, it’s only a chicken!” Good job for him that he didn’t give his recipe out to everyone who asked, wasn’t it?’
Goodness knows how she had remembered what he was called. It was one of those odd trivial facts that brains store away, patiently waiting for its moment to shine.

Chapter 29

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In retrospect, it seemed like something James Bond would have found daunting. But then, James Bond didn’t do missions for his mum.

Chapter 40

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She had had no idea her drawer could hold so much. It was like a Tardis. She would probably have her hand exterminated by a lurking Dalek in a minute.

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: TARDIS

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