By Marilyn Duckworth

Lively, pertinent and sincere concerning the realities of growing old, this completely attractive novel is very unlikely to place down.Fifty-nine and widowed, with no longer a lot cash coming in and never many buddies, Clarice makes a decision to shop for a flat with Una, an acquaintance from her tuition days. the best answer? now not precisely. Una comes entire with sixteen-year-old Sheree, who's very loud, very pregnant. And why precisely is she there besides? For solace, Clarice turns to a different acquaintance, Beryl, who in flip confides in her imaginary pal, Greg, borrowed from a seventies television drama. those wacky yet solely plausible girls leap off one another uncomfortably: Clarice catches up with the reality approximately Una's prior; Una bargains along with her oddball boyfriend in by surprise dramatic style; Beryl argues with Greg; and younger Sheree spins towards the start of her baby.

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