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One Day I Shall Astonish the World

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One Day I Shall Astonish the World

From the beloved author of LOVE, NINA, a frank, tender and poignantly funny story about the ebb and flow of female friendship over half a lifetime.

Susan and Norma have been best friends for years, at first thrust together by force of circumstance (a job at The Pin Cushion, a haberdashery shop in 1990s Leicestershire) and then by force of character (neither being particularly inclined to make friends with anyone else). But now, 30 years later, faced with a husband seeking immortality and Norma out of reach on a wave of professional glory, Susan begins to wonder if she has made the right choices about life, love, work and, most importantly, friendship.

Nina Stibbe's new novel is the story of the wonderful and sometimes surprising path of friendship: from its conspiratorial beginnings, along its irritating wrong turns, to its final gratifying destination.

One Day I Shall Astonish the World
by Nina Stibbe

  • Publication Date: May 3, 2022
  • Genres: Fiction, Humor
  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • ISBN-10: 031643034X
  • ISBN-13: 9780316430340