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Funny Valentine

Amy Jenkins

5 Reviews

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Biography: sport, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Adult & contemporary romance

Girl next door meets with dream come true. Except he wasn't her dream - until he turned into it.

Stevie was a young woman who took life very seriously indeed: wouldn't drink coffee if it came from a chain, would never buy a card on Valentine's day. Why would she, of all people, be sent to spend a week with a film star Why would she, of all people, fall in love with him Why would she, of all people, get involved in the fame game Why would she, of all people, send him a Valentine A Valentine that blows it all apart. Funny Valentine.

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Praise for Funny Valentine

  • Absorbing . . . Stevie is an engaging Everywoman for the twenties/thirties generation . . .there is a humanity in her take on relationships that ensures that FUNNY VALENTINE will be as popular as the rest of her oeuvre. - Observer

  • Enjoy an easy read with heightened moments of clarity and dry, sharp one-liners. - City Life

  • A humorous look at the nature of fame. - Reading Evening Post

  • She is the queen of witty one-liners - Guardian

  • Terrific. Jenkins has hit on a winning formula . . . mixing the intriguing world of celebrity with a good old-fashioned opposites attract romance. She's adept at creating endearing and comic characters, and spinning them into an entertaining yarn . . . will hold you captive until the last page. A successful follow-up to Jenkins' debut best-seller Honeymoon, and fans will recognise the witty one-liners and fast-paced plot. - Daily Express

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Amy Jenkins

Born and brought up in London, Amy Jenkins went to Westminster and University College London where she read law. As the creator of THIS LIFE (BBC2), she has won fans in the millions. Her other credits include: BLINK, a short film for Channel 4 films and ELEPHANT JUICE, her first feature shot by Miramax. Film rights in Amy's first novel Honeymoon have been sold to Columbia Pictures.

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