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Favourite lines from Jilly Wosskow

Posted by Yvonne Barlow on Tuesday, July 24, 2012,
A Young Woman's Guide to Carrying On is a very funny novel, and Jilly Wosskow, the author, is a very funny woman.
I've decided to post some of her lines and challenge anyone to find better in novels by Kathy Lette or Jilly Cooper.

" 'And don't think I'm going to give up my retirement to look after your illegitimate babies.' Mother had never gone out to work in her entire life so God alone knew what she would retire from - thawing TV dinners or spying on the neighbours perhaps."
"He unlocked the...

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If you like Jilly Cooper, you will love Jilly Wosskow

Posted by Yvonne Barlow on Thursday, July 19, 2012,
If you like Jilly Cooper, you will love Jilly Wosskow. 
While Jilly Cooper writes about wealthy jet-setting polo-playing characters, Jilly Wosskow sticks to people we know, girls from Sheffield who want fun and a man to love them. And she does this as she makes us laugh and loud with sex scenes that would make Jilly Cooper blush.
Jilly Wosskow herself is a shy woman - although you would never think that to see her. She describes herself: 
born in Sheffield in the mid-1950s and has been carousing...
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