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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

‘HILARIOUS’ Stylist
‘DAZZLING’ Marian Keyes
‘WITTY’ Guardian
‘HEARTBREAKING’ Dolly Alderton
‘INCREDIBLE’ Candice Carty-Williams

Jenny McLaine:
• can’t afford her mortgage since her ex moved out
• is about to get dumped by her best friend
• spends all day online-stalking women with picture-perfect lives

And now her mother has appeared on her doorstep, unbidden, to save the day…

Is Jenny ready to grow up and rescue herself this time?

Reviews

‘Jaunty, witty, sexy and funny … [Unsworth’s] writing surprises, delights and moves. I will remember, for a long time, this novel’s lacerating wit and its melancholy sorrow’ GUARDIAN

‘Adults is hilarious … that this novel is so relatable is what makes it such a page-turner. Heartwarming and heartbreaking’ STYLIST

‘Unsworth dazzlingly skewers modern life … This deserves to be gleefully quoted’ SUNDAY TIMES

‘Virtuoso … Unsworth sparkles… like the very best of her kind, she creates a world complex enough that in the echoes of our laughter are also relatability, wistfulness, even hope’ OBSERVER

‘I LOVED it! Dazzling observations & snarky one-liners, with a heroine who is vulnerable, funny, intelligent & feels SO REAL I WISH I'd written it!’ MARIAN KEYES

‘Adults is a sharp, funny novel about floundering in a social-media world where everyone else seems to be flying … [Unsworth] nails the anguish of losing a future and figuring yourself out. Adults is witty, clever and a bit frightening. Unsworth had me rooting for Jenny to like herself’ THE TIMES

‘Confronting, heartbreaking and hilarious … I completely & utterly adored it’ DOLLY ALDERTON

‘Brilliant’ WOMAN’S HOUR BBC RADIO 4

‘As empathetic as it is energising … Superb’ DAILY MAIL

‘Funny, arch & tender …. A must-read’ JESSIE BURTON

‘Funny, sad and often very wise’ METRO

‘Hilarious & heartbreaking’ RED

‘Too funny, too clever, satisfyingly satirical & with just the right amount of Zodiac chat, ADULTS is incredible’ CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS

‘Adults is a sharp, dark and frequently very funny story of mothers and daughters’i NEWS

‘Unique, hilarious … I loved it’ HOLLY BOURNE

‘As funny as it is scary . . .  a very clever, and frequently sad, story of addiction hiding in plain sight: Instagram’ JUNO DAWSON

‘Hilarious’ DAILY MAIL

About the author

Emma Jane Unsworth is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. Her novel, Animals, was adapted into a film, for which Unsworth wrote the screenplay. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2019. She also writes for television and various magazines.

GENRE
Fictie
VERTELLER
CM
Chloe Massey
DUUR
08:24
u. min.
UITGEGEVEN
2020
30 januari
UITGEVER
HarperCollins
TAAL
EN
Engels
GROOTTE
269.4
MB

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