Our Doris Paperback – 18 May 2015
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If you find those videos entertaining, you’re going to love this. Our Doris is a beautifully put together indie release that nails everything from the cover and the layout to the contents inside of it. It has a very northern British sense of humour and reminds me of what Douglas Adams would sound like if he was from Wigan.
It’s a lot of fun, and probably the best indie book I’ve read this year so far. It’s also likely to make it into my top ten books of the quarter. I think you’re either going to love this one or just not going to get the humour, there’s no real middle ground. But it’s definitely worth a shot and I loved it.
This book is the first in what I'm told will be a series, and it explores our Doris's desperation to obtain a first-class position in the local garden safari. There is little she will not stoop to in pursuit of this, including lies, blackmail, and bribery. I wouldn't disbelieve any of it for a second.
Each monologue runs us through our 'Arold's narration of a specific event in the overall plotline of the safari. They work well alone, and even better together, giving a satisfying story.
More importantly, Our Doris is hilarious. I've struggled to contain snorts of laughter while reading this.
Heathcote certainly does a brilliant job in illustrating a small part of British society. A thoroughly enjoyable read.
I chuckled and laughed all the way through this book, but there was a curious quirk that I developed. Doris Copeland is a very challenging woman to read about. I could only read one chapter at a time, because any more than that was just a bit too much for me to take in. That to me is a sign of bloody good writing.
5 stars all the way, and more!
I really recommend this book, especially for those who are a fan of Roy Clarke's style of wit and attention to detail.
I loved it!