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Marian Keyes style

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wheresclaire Thu 02-Jul-09 22:16:18

Just been lent my first Marian Keyes "This Charming man". Now am I right in thinking the terrible grammer is supposed to be an Irish accent? It is so off putting, I feel like a teacher reading it, I want to correct it all the time! Is this normal for her? How annoying.

Casserole Thu 02-Jul-09 22:18:36

It's not her normal style. She does normally throw in a few Irishisms here and there but not in that shorthand, Bridget Jones' diary stylee. I think she must have been trying out a new voice. Personally it really got in the way of the story for me... try some of her earlier stuff for a more typical style.

Goober Thu 02-Jul-09 22:20:19

That book is Genius!!
<<Rough as badger's arse>>

wheresclaire Thu 02-Jul-09 22:28:12

I am loving the story, very funny/sad, just wanted to make sure I didn't have a unedited copy!

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