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Getting Personal

Chrissie Manby

8 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Romance

Chris Manby's sharp dissection of love, friendship and personal ads - a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy.

Why is it that your best friend always seems to end up with men who treat her badly Why is that your best male friend seems intent on dating the kind of girl who thinks that Nietzche is an STD Why is it that your own little black book looks more and more like the non-celeb client list of the Priory Why can't any of you find someone quite right

Ruby, Martin and Lou are three old friends who have spent too much time talking about the ones that got away. Facing another summer without love, they decide to approach the dating dilemma in the way they approached finding flatmates. They're going to place personal ads. For one another.

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Praise for Getting Personal

  • Manby will have you in fits once again - OK Magazine

  • It's a great idea for a plot, and Manby's writing more than does it justice - Marie Claire

  • Ideal reading for beach, train or plane - SAINSBURYS MAGAZINE - SAINSBURYS MAGAZINE

  • Very funny, hugely feel-good and the perfect antidote for anyone who worries that the only career ladder they've achieved is a run in their tights - Fiona Walker on LIZZIE JORDAN'S SECRET LIFE

  • Her witty take on life and love hits the mark once again - Buzz

  • Nothing short of brilliant - Marie Claire on SEVEN SUNNY DAYS

  • A good fun holiday read - ESSEX NEWS - Essex News

  • Lighthearted feel-good stuff - Heat

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Chrissie Manby

Chrissie Manby is the author of twenty five romantic comedies including A PROPER FAMILY HOLIDAY, THE MATCHBREAKER and SEVEN SUNNY DAYS. She has had several Sunday Times bestsellers and her novel about behaving badly after a break-up, GETTING OVER MR RIGHT, was nominated for the 2011 Melissa Nathan Award.

Chrissie was raised in Gloucester, in the west of England, and now lives in London. Contrary to the popular conception of chick-lit writers, she is such a bad home-baker that her own father threatened to put her last creation on She is, however, partial to white wine and shoes she can't walk in.

You can follow her on Twitter @chrissiemanby, or visit her website to find out more.

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