Sandstone Press

Eat, Drink and Be Married by Eve Makis

RRP: £4.99
Format: E-book
Publication Date: 15/05/2014

Eat, Drink and Be Married

Eve Makis

A blackly funny and heartwarming story about mothers and daughters, growing up and breaking free with a hint of magic and mouthwatering delicacies - Anita and Me meets East is East with a touch of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Eve Makis

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Eve Makis studied at Leicester University and worked as a journalist and radio presenter in the UK and Cyprus before becoming a novelist. Her first book Eat, Drink and be Married was...

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Reviews

‘An easy-to-digest and highly enjoyable read.’
-Daily Express

‘Heartwarming, funny, tragic and uplifting.’
-Narinder Dhami, Bend It Like Beckham.

‘A delightful, heart-warming read.’
-Western Daily Press

‘ This is definitely no cheap piece of chick lit ’
-MetroLife

‘Eve Makis's poetic and humane vision of life turns tragedy into comedy.’
-Waterstones Magazine

‘This is an exploration of a Greek Cypriot community in the 1980s. It tackles the cultural differences and the generation gap, but it is also a humorous mother/daughter tale, delightfully told.’
-The Bookseller

‘Anna makes for an instantly engaging narrator, with Makis' personable, present tense prose irresistibly drawing readers straight to the heart of her story, with its cast of beautifully observed characters.’
-Nottingham Evening Post