The Madonna of Bolton

The Madonna of Bolton

Paperback Published on: 16/05/2019
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Charlie Matthews's love story begins in a pebble-dashed house in suburban Bolton, at a time when most little boys want to grow up to be Michael Jackson, and girls want to be Princess Diana. Remembering the Green Cross Code and getting out of football are the most important things in his life, until... On his ninth birthday, Auntie Jan gives him a gift that will last a lifetime: a seven-inch single called 'Lucky Star'. He discovers Madonna - and falls in love. Casting the pop icon in the role of his spirit guide, Charlie draws on Madonna's audacity and ambition to help him find the courage to overcome his own obstacles and become a success in life. His obsession sees him through some tough times, but in order to be truly happy, he'll need to find his own inner strength...

  • Publisher: Unbound
  • ISBN: 9781783528004
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Dimensions: 241 x 160 mm

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The Madonna of Bolton
Reads like a shopping list, a bad shopping list
I am halfway through this. I hardly ever don't finish a book, but I'm close to throwing this across the room, then shredding it so nobody has to suffer th... READ MORE
Stuart Webster
The Madonna of Bolton
Into The Groove
Another fabulous read from Matt Cain, it didn’t take me long to get INTO THE GROOVE. Matt has such a gift for creating wonderful, fully rounded, totally r... READ MORE