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Playing with the Grown-ups

Playing with the Grown-ups

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatE-book
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24290679M
ISBN 109780307472526

Get this from a library! Playing with the grown-ups: a novel. [Sophie Dahl].   Grown Ups starts at the end. A large and happy family is gathered at a birthday party: brothers Johnny, Ed and Liam, their wives Jessie, Cara and Author: Katy Guest.

London: Bloomsbury, First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Dahl on the title-page. Second novel - a coming-of-age story - by the author of THE MAN WITH THE DANCING EYES. 8vo boards. Very fine in Book Edition: First Edition. Check out this great listen on To Kitty, growing up at Hay House, surrounded by relations, is heaven. But for Marina, Kitty's silver-eyed mother, younger and more beautiful than other mothers, it is simply boredom. She craves novelty, excitement, parties. © Sophie Dahl (P)

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Playing With the Grown Ups consists largely of Kitty's flashbacks. Her childhood was a mad dance of constant change, uncertainty, and her mother's never-ending search for meaning.

Kitty was a normal girl until she moved to New York to be with her mother, whose Guru Swami-ji had told her to relocate and take up a career in painting/5(18). Playing with the Grown-Ups is about Kitty and her mom, Marina. Its about growing up and realising that glamorous mom hasnt got it all.

The story begins with a pregnant Kitty who gets a phone call from her sister to come to England, something happened to their mother/5. Playing with the Grown-ups grows beyond charming child’s play to a clear-eyed compassion for the world’s limitless store of tragic comedy.” —BookPage.

Playing With the Grown-ups Growing up is what Kitty does in Playing with the Grown-ups, but as usual the process isn't always pretty.

Oh, in the beginning this story is quirky and thoughtful, just what one would expect from the pen of a granddaughter of Roald Dahl, beloved author of. Playing with the Grown-Ups book by Sophie Dahl Buy a cheap copy of Playing with the Grown-Ups book by Sophie Dahl. Kitty loves living at the isolated Hay House with her doting grandparents, but it cannot provide the adventure and excitement that her restless, bohemian mother Free shipping over $ PLAYING WITH THE GROWN-UPS by Sophie Dahl | Kirkus Reviews A slightly autobiographical first novel from Dahl, granddaughter of Roald, and a one-time fashion model and Author: Sophie Dahl.

Sophie Dahl was born in London in and began modelling in after being discovered by fashion maverick Isabella Blow.

Inher best-selling novella, The Man With The Dancing Eyes was published, followed by novel Playing With the Grown Ups inand finally her cookery book Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights. Dahl was the star of her own cooking series in March aired on. Sophie Dahl's *Playing with the Grown-ups*, reviewed and recommended fiction.

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Culture > Books > Reviews Playing with the Grown-Ups, By Sophie Dahl More than playing at being a writer. Reviewed by Katy Guest; Friday 16 November {{^moreThanTen}}.

Playing with the Grown-ups (Paperback). Kitty's mother, Marina, is both utterly beguiling and terrifyingly embarrassing, and more often than not Kitty 4/5(2). Witty, lyrical and heartbreaking, "Playing with the Grown-ups" is a modern coming-of-age story that heralds the arrival of a unique new talent.

About the Author Sophie Dahl is the author of The Man with the Dancing Eyes.4/5(9). This is an auction for PLAYING WITH THE GROWN-UPS, by Sophie Dahl.

"The full-length debut by the granddaughter of Roald Dahl centers on a dreamy, romantic English woman who hasn't quite escaped the thrall of her fabulous mother, Marina. Find books like Playing With The Grown Ups from the world’s largest community of readers.

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Now we can have it all, we're expected to bloody do it all. Late thirties, careers under their belts, and a new baby just arrived. Isn't that what everybody wants. Faced with the reality of her new life, Joanna tries to make sense of the events and decisions which led her to this point.

Playing With The Grown-Ups - Sophie Dahl I chose to read Playing With The Grown-Ups after finishing To The Lighthouse as a bit of light(er) relief from long, intricate prose. The book has been described by some as a modern "I Capture The Castle" - one of my favourite books but this comparison meant it had big shoes to live up to for me.

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