We Are All Made of Glue

  • by Marina Lewycka
  • Narrated by Sian Thomas
  • 4 hrs and 49 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Georgie Sinclair's husband has left her; her 16-year-old son is busy exploring fundamentalist Christian websites and becoming more distant by the day; and all those overdue articles for Adhesives in the Modern World aren't looking too appealing either. So when she spots Mrs Shapiro, an eccentric old Jewish émigré neighbour with an eye for a bargain and a fondness for matchmaking, rummaging through her skip in the middle of the night, it's just the distraction she needs. And although they mistrust each other at first - Georgie doesn't like the look of that past-its-sell-by-date fish, while Mrs Shapiro thinks it's prize produce - a firm friendship is formed over the reduced-price shelf at the supermarket.So when two slimy rival estate agents (one with a taste for bondage) start competing to trick Mrs Shapiro into selling her rickety old mansion, home also to seven stinky cats, Georgie must step in and help her new friend. Along the way she uncovers the long buried mysteries of Mrs Shapiro's past...


What the Critics Say

"Alone at the microphone, the stupendous Siân Thomas becomes an enormous international cast of every age, sex, and temperament." (Independent on the Two Caravans audiobook)
"Immensely appealing. All but sings with zest for life...could hardly be more engaging, shrewd and willingly perceptive." (Sunday Times on Two Caravans)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-02-2009
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd