Are We Having Fun Yet?

Lucy Mangan
AUD $19.99
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Beloved author Lucy Mangan's uproariously funny debut novel.

'Utterly wonderful ... full of love. Enormously uplifting, funny and witty and wry' - Marian Keyes

Meet Liz: all she wants is some peace and quiet so she can read a book with her cat Henry, love of her life, by her side. But trampling all over this dream is a group of wild things also known as Liz's family. Namely:

Richard - a man, a husband, no serious rival to Henry.
Thomas - their sensitive seven year old son, for whom life is a bed of pain already.
Evie - five year old acrobat, gangster, anarchist, daughter.

And as if her family's demands (Where are the door keys? Are we made of plastic? Do 'ghost poos' really count?) weren't enough, Liz must also contend with the madness of parents, friends, bosses, and at least one hovering nemesis. Are We Having Fun Yet? is a year with one woman as she faces all the storms of modern life (babysitters, death, threadworms) on her epic quest for that holy grail: a moment to herself.

'Utterly, utterly perfect and brilliant - I think it is, simply, a new classic, and the book every woman will be able to trust to make her happy when she picks it up' - Caitlin Moran

Author bio:

Lucy Mangan is the Guardian's TV critic. She has written for Stylist, the Daily Telegraph and many others. Lucy's memoir Bookworm, a personal history of children's literature, was published in 2018. She lives in London with her husband, child, cat and multiple Billy bookcases. Her own domestic set-up is a miracle of efficiency and competence. This book has, absolutely, been a gargantuan feat of imagination.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781788161077
Publisher: Profile Books
Imprint: Souvenir Press
Pub Date: August 2022
Page Extent: 320
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Diaries, letters & journals

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