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Fiction
Author: India Knight
ISBN: 0241951798
Subcategory: Women's Fiction
Pages 256 pages
Publisher Fig Tree (November 29, 2011)
Language English
Category: Fiction
Rating: 4.2
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by India Knight


Praise for India Knight: ‘Brilliantly funny and knowin. lara Hutt could eat Bridget Jones for breakfast’ Evening Standard. With its intelligence, exuberance and its admirable charm, My Life on a Plate is a welcome revival of a tradition of mondaine comedy which seemed to have become extinct with the death of Nancy Mitford’. Almost unbearably funny’ New Statesman. Knight is brilliant on comic detail. nd spot-on about relationships’. Tender, tough, schmaltzy, witty and heart-warming all at once. Knight has a great comic touch’ Metro

India Knight (born 14 December 1965) is a British journalist and author.

India Knight (born 14 December 1965) is a British journalist and author. She writes for various British newspapers, and has written the books: My Life on a Plate, Don't You Want Me?, The Shops, Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet and The Thrift Book (2008).

India Knight has a gritty understanding of the games married people play. Why would I want to know your "Life on a plate?". The author of this book has so much hatred that she wished death to the American president by assassination. India Knight’s wildly funny survey of women’s lives will leave you nodding in recognition and laughing out loud. Picture Nora Ephron (of Heartburn) meeting Nora Helmer (of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House) for cake, coffee, and fireworks.

My Life on a Plate is the hilarious and moving first novel by bestselling author India Knight.

India Knight is the author of four novels: My Life on a Plate, Don't You Want Me, Comfort and Joy and Mutton. Her non-fiction books include The Shops, the bestselling diet book Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet, the accompanying bestselling cookbook Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet Cookbook and The Thrift Book. India is a columnist for the Sunday Times and lives in London with her three children.

And India Knight was up to the task with My Life on a Plate

A de-stressor if you will. And India Knight was up to the task with My Life on a Plate. It’s pure chick-lit fluff so if you really don’t like chick-lit, turn away now. It’s the story of Clare Hutt (known to herself as Jabba the), who has put her single days very much behind her, has ‘Got Her Man’, had two kids and is enjoying life as a Smug Married (to borrow a phrase from Bridget Jones).

My Life on a Plate is the hilarious and moving first novel by bestselling author India Knight

My Life on a Plate is the hilarious and moving first novel by bestselling author India Knight. And she gets to have regular sex

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Not very funny, plotless chick-lit for the media in-crowd who prefer their humour in limp-wristed designer off-white rather than full-bodied noir. Ooh, I do love writing fiction," cooed India. You can be absolutely anyone you like. Really?" said Jeremy without looking up. "Yes, yes. So I'm going to be Clara and you're going to be Robert. So here I am, Clara Hutt.

My Life on a Plate is the hilarious and moving first novel by bestselling author India Knight. Does secretly fantasizing about buying slut shoes and see-through tops make you a Bad Mother? What about wearing pyjama bottoms on the school run? Clare Hutt (known to herself as Jabba the) has put her foxy single days very much behind her (rather like her cellulite), and has Got Her Man. She has a nice house, adorable children who only annoy her 90 per cent of the time, a large, eccentric and charming family, and an attractive (but increasingly mysterious) husband. And she gets to have regular sex . . . well, ish. Anyway, what the hell, it's only loins . . . Everyone wants to be married - don't they? 'Made me laugh out loud. Does for divorcees what Bridget Jones's Diary did for singletons' Lynn Barber, Daily Telegraph 'Brilliantly funny' Vogue 'A sharp, witty novel . . .. groundbreaking in women's fiction in that it attempts to investigate modern marriage: what it does to women, to their sex drive and their sense of self' Marie Claire 'That rare thing: the lightweight comic novel that is well written, neatly constructed and actually funny' Guardian 'A comic tour de force' Daily Telegraph India Knight is the author of four novels: My Life on a Plate, Don't You Want Me, Comfort and Joy and Mutton. Her non-fiction books include The Shops, the bestselling diet book Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet, the accompanying bestselling cookbook Neris and India's Idiot-Proof Diet Cookbook and The Thrift Book. India is a columnist for the Sunday Times and lives in London with her three children.Follow India on Twitter @indiaknight or on her blog at http://indiaknight.tumblr.com.
JoJogar
My Life on a Plate by India Knight
My Life on a Plate is about Clara Hutt, a 33-year-old housewife, married to her perfect husband of 8 years. She has two young boys who keep her busy at home, and during the day she works part time for a magazine. Throughout this novel, Clara makes observations about her life, her marriage, and what she could expect out of her somewhat boring future.
I found myself laughing at some of her observations and antics, but overall, I didn't see where this book was taking me. It is light reading, part of the "brit chick lit" genre that was made popular by Bridget Jones' Diary. However, this novel is nowhere near the wit and style of Bridget Jones. I found that this novel was going nowhere, and realized there was a point to the story only after I reached the last chapter. I recommend this book only for the interesting characters that weave in and out of the book, but over all, I can only give it 3 stars.
Jugore
This is a wonderful book. The characters are lovable and you find yourself wanting to love even a couple of annoying ones. Ms. Knight has captured a loving family in the midst of great change ... but the love goes on.
Winenama
Funny, the sort of book you read over again...clever, amusing and thoroughly entertaining. Love the writing style and the story.
Yalone
Why would I want to know your "Life on a plate?". The author of this book has so much hatred that she wished death to the American president by assassination. Check other customers images of her hateful tweet.
Leceri
The author of this book is a VERY disgusting and truly disturbed person.
Fato
Clara Hutt is 33. she is the mother of two small boys, the daughter of Kate (a woman on her fourth marriage and relentless about Clara being a size 160 and the wife of Robert, a distant but kind man. They live a comfortable but unexciting life in London where Clara freelances and Robert works on a fashion mag. She is in a rut that she cannot find a way out of until Robert does it for her by taking a job with Vogue Home in Paris and leaving her behind. Clara then realizes this is what she needed all along.

Why the author spent 200 of the 215 pages building up to Robert leaving boggles the mind. In 15 pages, you cannot give adequate treatment to the aftermath to satisfy any normal reader or do justice to what the story had become at that point. I wanted to know more about Robert and what lead him to his choice. I also wanted to know more about what Clara dealt with in her first weeks alone - I certainly did not want to fast forward three months and end-up at Katie's wedding!
Trex
Worst book I ever read. It was if a 5th grader wrote it Not funny. Just dumb
My Life on a Plate is just terrific. It's completely hilarious, in the Bridget Jones, Getting Over It, laugh out loud vein and (here's the best part) it's not about a single woman. Clara, our heroine, is married, with two boys and wondering, am I happy?, is this all there is?, etc. Clara is extremely funny and makes us laugh at all the things we moms of young children chuckle about anyway (you know, those other moms who have it all together, how do they do it?, the unsupportive husband vis-a-vis parenting, etc.). Clara is an extremely likable narrator, trying to be a good wife and mother and keeping us amused all the way. But what does it mean, My Life On a Plate? One day, Clara looks down at a meal she is about to eat. It's a little congealed, not really that appetizing, when it really should be exciting her. She realizes, that's it, it's her life on a plate, shouldn't she be a little more excited about her life, shouldn't it be more appetizing? Those are the questions that bother her throughout the novel as she goes about being wife, mother, friend, daughter. I really enjoyed this one. I have been in search of something completely hilarious for months and have finally found it. The characters and dialogue are very funny and it is a truly enjoyable read. Have fun with this one.