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Big Swiss

Jen Beagin

From Shelf: Official Indie Fiction Bestsellers (week 5, 2024)

This offbeat novel combines the heart and wit of Sorrow and Bliss with the joy and touch of surrealism in Schitts Creek. It is the funniest book you will read in 2024

** SOON TO BE A MAJOR HBO SERIES STARRING JODIE COMER **A YOU MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR'A startlingly funny sex comedy with dark undertones that's high on quirk and scabrous wit.' Sunday Times, 'Books of the Year''By turns funny, eccentric and raunchy.' Grazia'Made me laugh and think too much (the right amount?) about sex and death and honesty.' MONICA HEISEY 'Offbeat, unhinged and brilliant.' Stylist'Utterly addictive. . . I laughed so hard it ached.' GILLIAN ANDERSON'Juicy, salacious and compelling. Trauma shouldn't be this fun.' SARA PASCOEGreta liked knowing people's secrets. That wasn't a problem. Until she met Big Swiss.Big Swiss. That's Greta's nickname for her - she is tall, and she is from Switzerland. Well that's how Greta imagines her; they haven't actually met in person. Nor has Greta actually ever been to Switzerland.What Greta doesn't know is that she's about to bump into Big Swiss in the local dog park. A new - and not entirely honest - relationship is going to be born.A relationship that will transform both of their lives . . .Readers are obsessed with Big Swiss:'Thing thing is a riot.' 'Slightly deranged, endlessly entertaining, and weirdly touching.' 'Kooky, funny, and very gripping.' 'Beagin really understands the human condition.' 'From the dark, dry comedy to the conversations surrounding sexuality, trauma and the complexities of our relationships to one another, this book had it ALL.' 'I absolutely adored this!' 'Bonkers but brilliant. I was hooked from the get go.''Darkly funny, wildly eccentric and impossibly great.' 'I loved this book all the way through, couldn't put it down.' 'I devoured this book.' 'Wonderful, witty, thought-provoking.' 'Got me out of a reading slump and heartbroken it's over.'

Paperback / softback
Faber & Faber
Published Date:
200mm x 140mm x 17mm
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

RRP: £9.99

Format: Paperback / softback

ISBN: 9780571378579

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