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The Mrs Marridge Project

(2005)
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According to Mum, it was only brainless films stars who got married these days. It certainly wasn't something to be considered before a woman hit her thirties, and even then it was a pretty risky idea. Half way through a school-friend's funeral, fourteen-year-old Elin has an epiphany. Life's too short to waste on school - she wants to get married! Using her GCSE syllabus as a model, Elin embarks on a covert operation to be married by the time she's sixteen - a quest that will take her from the Arctic Circle to the wilds of Southern Ireland. As she researches sex, ways of becoming a 'Woman of Maturity' and how to analyse men using Microsoft Excel, she discovers that transforming from A-grade student into A-grade wife is tough - particularly when everyone thinks she's going mad. But Elin's not the sort of girl to be put off - even when the guy she picks up on the Internet turns out to be anything but Mr Right...Full of wild ambition, fearlessness and terrible mistakes, "The Mrs Marridge Project" is a funny, sassy and controversial novel about self-discovery and freedom of choice.

    

Used availability for Pauline Fisk's The Mrs Marridge Project

Hardback Editions

September 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Mrs Marridge Project
Author(s): Pauline Fisk
ISBN: 0-571-22687-6 / 978-0-571-22687-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

June 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Mrs Marridge Project
Author(s): Pauline Fisk
ISBN: 0-571-22693-0 / 978-0-571-22693-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA