Kettle, Liz Broken Biscuits

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Broken Biscuits

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Agnes is senile and has so lost the plot that she's been institutionalized. In this story her life runs backwards.

Her granddaughter, Jodie, is faring only slightly better: her medication at least keeps her in the community. While her story also has the sense to run forwards.

But one way or another, Agnes and Jodie are set for a collusion. For both of their lives hinge (or rather became unhinged) on some unfortunate business in the past. Which means that Jodie is going to spring Agnes from the old people's home in which she is incarcerated in order to get to the bottom of things.

Broken Biscuits is a dark comedy of madness and ill manners, of the dotty and the potty, and the lengths extraordinary people must go to appear ordinary.

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`A wickedly astute debut novel...a believable and compulsive
read' Herald

`Funny, compassionate and never sentimental. I couldn't put it down'
Marina Lewcyka, author of A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

`Never less than engaging' Sunday Telegraph

`Written with humour and compassion ... a convincing and ultimately
uplifting tale of family history and secrets and outsiders in a hostile
world' Big Issue

`An unpredictable and nuanced portrait' Daily Telegraph

About the Author:

Liz Kettle was born and bred in South West London. She moved to Sheffield in 1990, and still lives there with her partner and two sons.

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