A must-read for fans of Rachel Joyce`s The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Maria Semple`s Where`d You Go, BernadetteHeartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, the new novel by the author of the internationally bestselling phenomenon A Man Called Ove will charm and delight anyone who has ever had a grandmother. Everyone remembers the smell of their grandmother`s house. Everyone remembers the stories their grandmother told them.But does everyone remember their grandmother flirting with policemen? Driving illegally?Breaking into a zoo in the middle of the night? Firing a paintball gun from a balcony in her dressing gown?Seven-year-old Elsa does.Some might call Elsa`s granny `eccentric`, or even `crazy`. Elsa calls her a superhero. And granny`s stories, of knights and princesses and dragons and castles, are her superpower. Because, as Elsa is starting to learn, heroes and villains don`t always exist in imaginary kingdoms; they could live just down the hallway.As Christmas draws near, even the best superhero grandmothers may have one or two things they`d like to apologise for. And, in the process, Elsa can have some breath-taking adventures of her own . . .
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