Poor Little Rich Girl Paperback
by Grace Dent
Part of the Diary of a Snob series
Poppet Montague-Jones is 15, 87th in line to the British throne and soon to inherit a whopping trust fund.
Unlike her sister Kitten - legendary wild child and society columnist in London Alive (see Diary of a Chav), Poppet is a troubled and ill-fitting teenager who is at an impressionable age, and doesn't quite know how to launch herself into the world.
Poppet spends much of her time daydreaming and getting bossed about by her flamboyant school friends, Vixen Blaze Brocklehurst and Striker Earhart.
Between them, the girls get up to all sorts of high jinks a la St Trinians at school and in their stinkingly rich 'hood', not giving much thought to their future.
They're rich, so who cares! Poppet's Mum Saskia has her future in hand anyway: a career in fashion and marriage to nice, loaded, Felix Hayes Burlington across the road.
Thing is, Poppet is not entirely sure it's what she really wants.
Isn't there more to life than charity lunches and yoga?
Is Poppet destined for a life of designer grunge and decadence without lifting a finger to earn her own living, or is she brave enough to break out of the mould?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 16/07/2009
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780340989746
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