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The Tortoise and the Hare - Elizabeth Jenkins, Hilary Mantel (Introduction)
The Tortoise and the Hare
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The magnetic Evelyn Gresham, fifty-two, is a barrister of considerable distinction. He has everything life can offer: a gracious home; a beautiful, devoted younger wife; a son who adores him. Their neighbor, Blanche Silcox, is a plain, tweed-wearing woman of fifty who rides, shoots, fishes, and... show more
The magnetic Evelyn Gresham, fifty-two, is a barrister of considerable distinction. He has everything life can offer: a gracious home; a beautiful, devoted younger wife; a son who adores him. Their neighbor, Blanche Silcox, is a plain, tweed-wearing woman of fifty who rides, shoots, fishes, and drives a Rolls-Royce ‹ in every way the opposite of his wife. Their world is conventional country life at its most idyllic: how can its gentle surfaces be disturbed? A love story with a difference, subtly demonstrating that in affairs of the heart, the race is not necessarily to the swift or fair.
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Format: Textbook
ISBN: 9781844087471 (1844087476)
ASIN: 9781844087471
Publisher: Virago UK
Edition language: English
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This is an intricate and complex study of the slightly tilting power balance in a crumbling marriage. It is all about being in control, fulfilling needs and being wanted. Imogen is always striving for Evelyn's attention and an acknowledge of her abilities as a wife. She needs to be constantly reassu...
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