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Welcome to the magnificent Making It Up As I Go Along – aka the World According to Marian Keyes™ - a bold and brilliant collection of Marian’s hilarious and often heartfelt observations on modern life, love and everything in between.

Welcome to the magnificent Making It Up As I Go Along – aka the World According to Marian Keyes™ - a bold and brilliant collection of Marian’s hilarious and often heartfelt observations on modern life, love and everything in between.

From a guide to breaking up with your hairdresser to entering the fifties-zone, the joys of her nail varnish museum to singing her way through insomnia, Marian will have you laughing with delight and gasping with recognition throughout – because at the end of the day, each and every one of us is clearly making it up as we go along.

Reviews

Will make you laugh, cry and feel less alone. Fabulous

Good Housekeeping

Never far from barmy, always warm and real. But in the interstices of fun and frippery comes a sincere clarity. At times she is the darkest of light writers

Daily Telegraph

Keyes manages to verbalize the most mundane of universal experiences and somehow make them funny . . .

Sunday Tribune

A hilarious, sympathetic read

Hello!

Packed with hilarious, sharp-eyed observations on life, love and everything else

Woman & Home

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781405922074

    October 3, 2016

    Michael Joseph

    464 pages

    RRP $26.00

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

  • Hardback

    9780718182526

    March 1, 2016

    Michael Joseph (UK)

    464 pages

    RRP $55.00

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

  • EBook

    9781405922081

    February 11, 2016

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

    Online retailers

    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    • Booktopia NZ
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

Also by Marian Keyes

The Break
The Woman Who Stole My Life
The Other Side Of The Story
This Charming Man
Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married
Under the Duvet: Deluxe Edition
Saved By Cake
The Brightest Star In The Sky
Anybody Out There
Under The Duvet
Further Under The Duvet
Angels
Sushi For Beginners
Last Chance Saloon
The Mystery Of Mercy Close
Rachels'holiday
Rachel's Holiday
Watermelon

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The Road to Little Dribbling
How to Stay Alive
The Amazing Book is Not on Fire
A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport
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Cats Getting Stuck!
Book With No Pictures
The Twits
Little Miss Busy Surviving Motherhood
How to Swear
Best Laid Plans
Fishbowl
So, Anyway...
Dad Is Fat
Meeting Of Minds
Wordwatching
The Unexpected Truth About Animals
The Keys
The Complete Uxbridge English Dictionary
Bridget Jones’s Baby