A fiendishly funny tale of swopping SW7 for rural heaven
Wendy Holden was a journalist on The Sunday Times, Tatler and The Mail on Sunday before becoming a full-time author. She has published six novels, all Top Ten bestsellers, and is married with two young children.
'Holden combines subtle observation on the disparity between romanticised and real rural life with deliciously brash humour' The Times -- The Times 20010630 Pastures Nouveaux was no.6 in the Observer and no.no.10 in the Daily and Sunday Telegraph bestseller lists 20010630 'Holden combines subtle observation on the disparity between romanticised and real rural life with deliciously brash humour' The Times 20010630 Wendy Holden was the subject of the My Therapy feature in the Express with a strapline for Pastures Nouveaux 13/8 20010630 Pastures Nouveaux was no.4 in the Times fastseller list and no.7 in the Sunday Times and Observer bestseller lists 20010630 'Wendy Holden is an expert at writing tongue-in-cheek humour for the modern woman' Good Reading, March 2005 -- Good Reading 20050301 'Wickedly funny comedy of manners: oddballs, hilarious one-liners, and some very bad puns' Kirkus Reviews -- Kirkus Reviews 20011215 'Devilish humour, more puns than you can shake a stick at and sharp satirical prose. This riotous romp will not fail to entertain' OK magazine -- OK magazine 20010810 'Pacy pastiche of city dwellers "gone country"...packed with puns... Holden has produced an entertaining novel, bursting with a large cast of Diblyesque characters, which will no doubt delight fans of her two previous books' -- Daily Mail 'Clever, naughty and basically affectionate and good-natured... a comic romp engineered with aplomb and dash... will have fans glued' -- Sunday Times 'A very modern romantic comedy... her cultural references are spot-on... an amusing romp through village life' -- Mail on Sunday 'On days of gloom Wendy Holden's novels should be handed round like aspirin. Her new book, Pastures Nouveaux, is guaranteed to bring a smile even to the baddest of moods... Discover the hills are alive with the sound of high jinks in this laugh-a-minute romp' B magazine 'A pun-packed romp' Eve