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Throw in a gratuitous number of f-bombs and it just wasn’t pleasant reading Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Educated at New College, Oxford, she worked as a financial journalist before turning to fiction.

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If you are a big Sophie Kinsella fan definitely do not expect more of the same with these. When not writing, she spends time in the garden attempting to differentiate between flowers and weeds, and in the allotment attempting to grow vegetables. I really enjoyed reading this book. Read more Read less. Find your local bookstore at booksellers.

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Contact Follow us on Twitter: Gemma Townley is her sister. Editorial Policy The views expressed in the articles and madelekne on Vulpes Libris are those of the authors, and not of Vulpes Libris itself. That would explain a lot. It’s basically a novel about a group of “wealthy” plebs that get together for a tennis match, act like wankers and treat each other like pricks. Dec 27, Elizabeth Evans rated it really liked it. Black Swan- Fiction – pages. Sep 11, Janine Manchel rated it liked it.


Lisa Glass December 14, Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. Notify me of new posts via email. Anne, your review made me laugh. Return to Book Page.

The story takes place over a weekend in the summer. Jul 27, Stephanie Deguara rated it liked it. Even though this is fiction – I am sure I am not the only person who actually know some couples and people like the ones in the book.

After a drunken dinner, she and Charles slither off to the garden. After tge, he has the perfect setting — the White House, bought out of his bonuses as an investment banker.

I didn’t hate it, but I wouldn’t read it again. Patrick was a pushy bastard; Charles a selfish loser; and Stephen simply weak and indecisive. You were in fine form, Anne, with this review!

It was an easy, perfect for a lazy Christmas break read. There were enough plot twists to keep the reader guessing, but still enough comforting plot devices to remind the reader why Madeleine Wickham is one of the best British author’s today — she tells a good, solid tale that weaves in all the elements that keeps a reader coming back for more.

Louise is there with her daughters, ignoring her estranged husband Barnaby as ttennis lies back in the sun and dreams of Cassian, the new man in her life.


Apr 03, Sarah rated it did not like it Shelves: The Shopaholic novels series focuses on the misadventures of Becky Bloomwood, a financial journalist who cannot manage her Wickgam Wickham born 12 December is a bestselling British author under her pseudonym, Sophie Kinsella. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Mar 31, ais ariani wic,ham it did not like it.

She even makes that husband of hers, the dreadful Patrick, suddenly seem like the good guy. If you’ve read her other books, this one will not be your favorite. She is glad to welcome Stephen Twitter updates An intriguing profile.

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The media covers that topic constantly and I don’t wickhan that entertaining. A bunch of stuck up rich idiots all together for a tennis party. I would reco Published: See all 60 reviews. The wealthy entrepreneur Patrick and his not-so-upwardly mobile wife Caroline are hosting three couples for a sort of house party, ostensibly to She lives in London with her husband and children.