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    • ISBN:9781848941625
    • Publication date:20 Dec 2012

Life and Soul of the Party

By Mike Gayle

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A brilliant romantic comedy about a year in the lives of three couples from number one bestselling author Mike Gayle, author of MY LEGENDARY GIRLFRIEND, MR COMMITMENT, TURNING THIRTY and DINNER FOR TWO

A brilliant romantic comedy about a year in the lives of three couples from number one bestselling author Mike Gayle.

Meet Melissa and Paul: Five years after they split up he's still looking for love in all the wrong places while she wants the one thing she can't have: Paul.

Meet Chris and Vicky: They're so in tune they even brush their teeth in time with each other. So what is Chris doing risking it all for a meaningless affair?

Meet Cooper and Laura: He wants to settle down, she wants to take a grown-up gap year but can their relationship really survive a year apart?

Set across a year of leaving dos, birthday parties and anniversary celebrations, Life and Soul of the Party is a warm, funny and moving tale celebrating love, life and those special moments we've all spent in the kitchen at parties.

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  • ISBN: 9780340825440
  • Publication date: 30 Apr 2009
  • Page count: 336
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Mike Gayle creates real, ordinary people with real ordinary lives who are so real and so believable that you mourn for them from the moment you finish reading. — Lisa Jewell
Packed with drama, friendship, love and tragedy, this is a brilliant touching tale of what happens when real life catches up with us — Heat
Moving and powerful — Daily Mirror
What I love about Mike Gayle is the way he seamlessly blends humour and sensitivity - his books are always rip-roaringly funny, yet so humane too. — Freya North
Gayle (rather bravely) often writes in the first person as a female character, but he hits the right notes, and the result is a warm and unforced comedy... Gayle's humour is human and he has a fine eye for the quiet pain of unrequited love. — Daily Telegraph
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