The Great Cornish Getaway (Quick Reads 2018)

Fern Britton

Reading level

  • L1


  • Fiction

Average rating

4 out 5

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As the sun sits high in the sky over Cornwall, and the sea breeze brings a welcome relief to the residents of the seaside village of Trevay, a stranger arrives in need of a safe haven. The fact that the stranger is a Hollywood heartthrob makes villagers Penny and Dorrie even more keen to help.

They both know what it's like to feel that you need a break from life, and they bring the village together to keep their stranger's secret.

It's not long before he's helping some of the villagers find the answers to their own problems.

In return, they find a place for him in their hearts. Pendruggan: A Cornish village with secrets at its heart This delightful Quick Read from Sunday Times bestselling novelist Fern Britton is full of her usual warmth and wit.

It is the perfect way to treat yourself to a gorgeous escape to Cornwall.

Published by

Harper Collins (Quick Reads)




A lovely short novel about what happens when a Hollywood superstar just wants a bit of time out of the spotlight. It was charming and funny and made me laugh out loud. Don't be misled by the cover, this is a perfect read for everyone!

Anonymous 01.02.2018

This book started with great promise but I did lose interest in it after a while. I skipped to the end to see how it finished, and probably wouldn't recommend to to a friend.

Sue 18.06.2018

I thought this book was a real page turner it is a book of adventure it intrested me because i love storys about cornwall i would recomend this book to anyone over 13 over all this is a good book

Anonymous 17.08.2018

I really enjoyed this book. Everyone at some point feels how Richard Here does in it and just needs to getaway from everything & Cornwall is a beautiful place to do it. Funny and easy to read

Charmayne 13.02.2019

didn't capture my imagination finished it but unfortunately wasn't impressed

christine 07.07.2019