- Paperback: 272 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (12 April 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1444737147
- ISBN-13: 978-1444737141
- Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.1 x 23.3 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 270,976 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Cuckoo in the Nest: 28 and back home with mum and dad. Living the dream... Paperback – 12 Apr 2012
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Disgustingly talented. (The Guardian)
Wincingly funny. (The Observer)
Nat Luurtsema is definitely an original thinker. Her inventive, witty routines demonstrate a wonderfully warped logic, taken to the limits of imagination. (Chortle)
Nat's hilarious account of life with the folks will strike a chord with parents and their offspring everywhere! (Star)
Utterly unique, ludicrously funny (GQ)
Laugh-out-loud observational comedy... Fast, frenetic and scatologically funny, Nat's memoir keeps the jokes coming. (Marie Claire)
Side-splitting memoir (U magazine)
A brilliantly funny memoir from comic Nat Luurtsema, about her time moving back in with her parents at the grand old age of 28See all Product Description
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She clearly dials up her up own levels of life incompetence for comic effect…you don’t get into Oxford if you’re really Father Dougal meets Norman Wisdom, nor I imagine are her parents the Orwellian Camp Commandants with OCD she presents …but it’s all the better for some comedy exaggeration and her honesty & self-deprecation shine through the fiction.
You will laugh out loud and you will steal lines from her, I guarantee it. It’s one of the funniest books I’ve ever read.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A tale for the current age from Watford girl Nat. A warm writer with a great turn of phrase who now directs short films. Read and weep (for her).Published 21 months ago by Mr J D Brick
I bought this book because of the positive amazon reviews, I personally didn't find this book that funny and instead found it rather annoying. Read morePublished on 28 Aug. 2014 by Annalie88
I found this dull. Disappointed, heard the author on the radio and she sounded very amusing so bought the book.Published on 16 Aug. 2014 by Manda
If you want an undemanding but funny read, this is the book for you. It was a very enjoyable read.Published on 4 Jan. 2014 by dizzydeb
A laugh out loud book. The relationship the author has with her parents is so funny but also very moving at times.Published on 13 April 2013 by Hayley
My husband got so grumpy on the train because my laughing was disrupting his reading! I've not read a book this funny in a long time.Published on 25 Mar. 2013 by Mrs M.