Welcome to the Real World

Welcome to the Real World

Large Print - 2007
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Fern Kendal dreams that one day her talent will be discovered & that singing in the pub with her friend Carl will be nothing but a distant memory. There again, in the real world dreams like that never come true. Or do they? When she takes a job as PA to a famous opera singer his flamboyant lifestyle couldn't be further from her own.
Publisher: Oxford [England] : ISIS Pub., 2007, c2006.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9780753177952
9780753177945
Characteristics: 456 p. ;,24 cm.

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LMiguez
Jul 10, 2017

Too many things going on that makes the plot rather unbelievable. I didn't warm up to the main character, Fern. Carole Matthews was probably trying to make her the poor, hardworking, down on her luck type, but in the process turned her into a somewhat selfish, unreliable, dizzy, without-me-my-family-doesn't-function type that suddenly has amazing talent and becomes a superstar despite running out on auditions and insulting agents. I had VERY hard time finishing the book. It's a shame because I have enjoyed other books by Carole Matthews, too bad this one was so discombobulated.

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barb8571
Mar 07, 2016

Loved it. Love all her books.

misstippytoes Sep 03, 2012

Good story and her writing is witty at times which carries you through to the end.

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