304 Seiten; 199 mm x 132 mm
2018 Orion Publishing Group; Trapeze
'The characters jump right off the page and into your heart.' Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
Nineteen-year-old Jennifer is regretting her hasty move into Sunset Promenade, an unusual retirement home taking in students to save money. Despite their differences in age, Jennifer and the older residents thrive and embark on a series of new adventures. But when Sunset Promenade is threatened with closure, cracks begin to show, and this quirky group of friends must work together to save their home.
The Growing Pains of Jennifer Ebert, aged 19 going on 91 is a funny, warm and uplifting novel about the importance of friendship, the value of community, and how it's never too late to have the time of your life... 'I loved every word of this book and would advise people take an afternoon off, find a comfy spot and lose yourself for a few hours in the world of Sunset Promenade.' - Amazon reviewer
Readers are loving The Growing Pains of Jennifer Ebert
'Brilliant page turner'
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'a really good read'
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Previously published as The Lonely Hearts Cinema Club
Kurztext / Annotation
The new heartwarming novel from David M Barnett, for fans of THE LIDO, ELEANOR OLIPHANT and THE KEEPER OF LOST THINGS
Biografische Anmerkung zu den Verfassern
Barnett, David M.
David Barnett is an author and journalist based in West Yorkshire. After a career working for regional newspapers he embarked upon a freelance career writing features for most of the UK national press. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed Gideon Smith series of Victorian fantasies, published by Tor Books, and teaches journalism part-time at Leeds Trinity University. David was born in Wigan, Lancashire, in 1970 and is married to Claire, also a journalist. They have two children, Charlie and Alice.