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Marian Keyes

Grown Ups
  • Grown Ups

  • ARE YOU TIRED OF BEING A GROWN UP? ESCAPE IT ALL WITH MARIAN KEYES' BRAND NEW NO. 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, THE PERFECT ANTIDOTE TO ADULT LIFE

    'Magnificently messy lives, brilliantly untangled. Funny, tender and completely absorbing!' GRAHAM NORTON

    'It's SUCH a treat. I felt like I was reading the cleverest cream cake of words' CAITLIN MORAN
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    They're a glamorous family, the Caseys.

    Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together - birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they're a happy family. Johnny's wife, Jessie - who has the most money - insists on it.

    Under the surface, though, conditions are murkier. While some people clash, other people like each other far too much . . .

    Everything stays under control until Ed's wife Cara gets concussion and can't keep her thoughts to herself. One careless remark at Johnny's birthday party, with the entire family present, starts Cara spilling out all their secrets.

    In the subsequent unravelling, every one of the adults finds themselves wondering if it's time - finally - to grow up?

    Grown Ups is the brand new, sensationally entertaining and laugh out loud novel from Marian Keyes.
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    'Comic, convincing and true. Grown Ups has an almost Austenesque insight into character. Keyes knows how to make serious issues relatable - and get a few grownup laughs, too' GUARDIAN

    'Hilarious, alternately heartwarming and heartbreaking. I loved everything about it' DAILY MAIL

    'You may have written the best book of your career' CHRIS EVANS, VIRGIN RADIO

    'Superb. Warm-hearted, wise and highly entertaining' OBSERVER

    'Keyes at her best: capturing everyday voices with humour and empathy with writing that you'll devour in a weekend. Just pure and simple joy' STYLIST

    'I loved every word. I will be missing those gorgeous vibrant characters for many weeks to come' LIANE MORIARTY, bestselling author of Big Little Lies

    'Messy, tangled complex humans who reminded me that few of us ever really sort our lives out at all' JOJO MOYES, bestselling author of Me Before You

    'Her best yet. Charming, funny and poignant, but also profound, heartbreaking' NINA STIBBE, bestselling author of Reasons to be Cheerful

Marian Keyes is the international bestselling author of Watermelon, Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married, Rachel's Holiday, Last Chance Saloon, Sushi for Beginners, Angels, The Other Side of the Story, Anybody Out There, This Charming Man, The Brightest Star in the Sky, The Mystery of Mercy Close, The Woman Who Stole My Life, The Break and Grown Ups. Her journalism, collected under two titles, Making It Up As I Go Along and Under the Duvet: Deluxe Edition, containing the original publications Under the Duvet and Further Under the Duvet, are also available from Penguin. Marian lives in Dublin with her husband.


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