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Pastures Nouveaux

Pastures Nouveaux

Cash-strapped Rosie and her boyfriend Mark are city folk longing for a country cottage. Rampantly nouveaux-riches Samantha and Guy are also searching for rustic bliss – a mansion complete with mile-long drive and hot and cold running gardeners. The village of Eight Mile Bottom seems quiet enough, despite a nosy postman, a reclusive rock star, a glamorous Bond Girl and a ghost with a knife in its back. But there are unexpected thrills in the hills. The local siren seduces Guy while mysterious millionaire makes Rosie an offer she can’t refuse. But should she?
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 7th August 2006

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780755329755

Reviews

Wendy Holden was the subject of the My Therapy feature in the Express with a strapline for Pastures Nouveaux 13/8
'Holden combines subtle observation on the disparity between romanticised and real rural life with deliciously brash humour' The Times
The Times
'A pun-packed romp' Eve
Pacy pastiche of city dwellers "gone country"...packed with puns... Holden has produced an entertaining novel, bursting with a large cast of Diblyesque characters, which will no doubt delight fans of her two previous books
Daily Mail
Pastures Nouveaux was no.6 in the Observer and no.no.10 in the Daily and Sunday Telegraph bestseller lists
'Wendy Holden is an expert at writing tongue-in-cheek humour for the modern woman' Good Reading, March 2005
Good Reading
'On days of gloom Wendy Holden's novels should be handed round like aspirin. Her new book, Pastures Nouveaux, is guaranteed to bring a smile even to the baddest of moods... Discover the hills are alive with the sound of high jinks in this laugh-a-minute romp' B magazine
'Holden combines subtle observation on the disparity between romanticised and real rural life with deliciously brash humour' The Times
Pastures Nouveaux was no.4 in the Times fastseller list and no.7 in the Sunday Times and Observer bestseller lists
'Devilish humour, more puns than you can shake a stick at and sharp satirical prose. This riotous romp will not fail to entertain' OK magazine
OK magazine
'Wickedly funny comedy of manners: oddballs, hilarious one-liners, and some very bad puns' Kirkus Reviews
Kirkus Reviews
A very modern romantic comedy... her cultural references are spot-on... an amusing romp through village life
Mail on Sunday
Clever, naughty and basically affectionate and good-natured.... a comic romp engineered with aplomb and dash... will have fans glued
Sunday Times