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Need cheering up? - go out and buy Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day...

(8 Posts)
deaconblue Sun 21-Nov-10 09:04:40

Is the most joyful (utterly without schmaltz though) book I've read in ages.

piscesmoon Sun 21-Nov-10 09:43:23

Seconded! Lovely book!

Ealingkate Sun 21-Nov-10 09:47:20

I loved it too, gave it to my mum and she didn't like it. Boo.

piscesmoon Sun 21-Nov-10 10:01:53

I gave it to my mother and although she liked it, she wasn't as enthusiastic. I think it is a real 'feel good' book.

MaeMobley Sun 21-Nov-10 10:08:42

Annoyingly it is not on Kindle.

BelligerentGhoul Sun 21-Nov-10 11:26:04

It's gorgeous. I adore it. The film is v good too except for the woman who also played Moaning Myrtle's annoyingly squeaky voice.

lottiejenkins Sun 21-Nov-10 11:28:41

Ive seen the film but not read the book, there is a similar book called Flowers for Mrs Harris. Its about a charlady in the 1950's who saves her money to go to Paris and buy a Dior dress!! Brilliant book!!

Bue Sun 21-Nov-10 20:47:25

Agreed, it is fantastic! The movie is also really delightful.

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