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A Tiny Bit Marvellous
Everyone hates the perfect family.
So you'll love the Battles.
Meet Mo Battle, about to turn 50 and mum to two hormonal teenagers. There's 17-year-old daughter Dora who blames Mo for, like, EVERYTHING and Peter who believes he's quite simply as marvellous as his hero Oscar Wilde. Somewhere, keeping quiet, is Dad, who's just, well . . . Dad.
However, Mo is having a crisis. She's about to do something unusually wild and selfish, which will leave the entire family teetering on the edge of a precipice. Will the family fall? Or will they, when it really matters, be there for each other?
'Funny, really enjoyable, highly recommended. A wonderful writer â€“ witty, wise, poignant'
'A fantastic slam-dunk page-turner. Funny, enriching . . . page after page I laughed out loud'
Mail on Sunday
'Beautifully observed. Makes you laugh on every page'
'A brilliantly observed, very funny novel of family life'
Woman & Home
About The Author
Dawn French has been making people laugh for thirty years. On purpose. As a writer, comedian and actor, she has appeared in some of this country's most long running, cherished and celebrated shows, including French and Saunders, The Comic Strip Presents ..., Murder Most Horrid, The Vicar of Dibley, Jam and Jerusalem, Lark Rise to Candleford and more recently, Roger and Val Have Just Got In.
Her bestselling memoir, Dear Fatty, was published to critical acclaim in 2008. A Tiny Bit Marvellous is without a doubt her first novel.
Iron In Soils And Clay Minerals
' is really valuable and useful. It is not only a reference book but moreover a complete and rigorous study treatise, indispenssable for all prsons who need to learn about iron and its compounds, including the organic complexes and microbiological reactions. It plainly satisfies these aims and should be compulsory reading for university and research institute libraries. It is valuable for any scientist related with soil science, geology, sedimentology, geochemistry, mineralogy, or, more in general, anybody connected with the geosciences. It also provides a very good, up to date revision of iron literature up to 1987 and is, therefore, a rich source of information.' Geoderma, 47:1
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