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Published: 1982


Jolly Marsupial

More infectious humour and witty observations from Jilly Cooper, whose latest collection of articles, originally published in The Sunday Times and the Mail on Sunday, includes a light-hearted and irreverent account of a visit to Australia, published for the first time in its entirety. 

Scenes nearer home, viewed with equal disrespect include the diverse worlds of a vet’s conference, fashionable charity balls, the London to Brighton run and Hen Night in Wandsworth. 

And, as always, Jilly Cooper is a devastating, hilarious and sometimes moving chronicler of the minutiae of family life, with some fascinating sidelights and side-swipes at the middle-class educational rat race along the way.

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Fantastic retro read - Jilly Cooper in the day always brings a smile to my face!


Jilly always captivates with her disarming honesty and her ability to relate to all readers. She's a scream and I love her!


She's got a wonderful facility for hilarious play on words and reminding us that everyone is human.


Amusing as always.