In this addictive short story collection, twenty-four very different women reach a pivotal moment in their lives. A widow is liberated by a new job, but keeps it secret from her family.
A date in suburbia has dramatic results. A seamstress takes revenge on an unsuspecting customer, while in France, a mother is promised 'fantastic news' - and lets her imagination run away with her.
With each story, Jenny Eclair introduces a fascinating new character. And behind each woman lies a gripping tale - of betrayal, of love, of hope and defiance.
Funny, heart-breaking, inspiring - and packed with wicked one liners - this wonderful collection shows Jenny Eclair's exceptional talent for observation at its very best. Based on the BBC Radio 4 series Little Lifetimes.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 30/05/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780751567731
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