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The Wendy House By Imogen Edwards-Jones

The Wendy House by Imogen Edwards-Jones

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Summary

Charlie is back from five years photographing in the hotspots of the world, but things seem to have changed at home. Successful and single, she is shocked to find her feisty girl adventures are not in great demand - everyone seems to prefer talking about marriage, maternity and marinades.

The Wendy House Summary

The Wendy House by Imogen Edwards-Jones

Charlie is back. Back after five years photographing in the hotspots of the world from the flooded plains of Mozambique to the victims of the Rwandan genocide. Successful and single, she is shocked to find her feisty girl adventures are not topics for conversation at dinner tables where the merits of marriage, maternity and the latest marinade dominate. Her sister Kate is now a young married with two small children, one large au pair, a stainless steel balloon whisk and an interior designed house with New Labour Pistachio walls. Kate is also in therapy - retail therapy. And she is determined Charlie should follow suit. When Charlie meets fellow photographer Andrew Edwards, a man with a government health warning tattooed to his forehead, it looks like independence isn't all it's cracked up to be. But who is really missing out? What is a modern girl to do these days? Who is she supposed to be? And can real domestic happiness only be played out in a wendy house?

The Wendy House Reviews

'Utterly gripping and very, very funny. Pure genius' Daisy Waugh of SHAGPILE 'A poignant love story against the backdrop of swinging Solihul, it's hysterical and heartfelt - great stuff' - She on SHAGPILE 'If you've watched THE ICE STORM and read THE ROTTER'S CLUB, consider yourself well-primed... Tank-top-tastic' - Heat on SHAGPILE 'As entertaining as a Mike Leigh film' - Scotsman on SHAGPILE 'Absolutely hysterical, I could not put it down' - Candace Bushnell, author of SEX AND THE CITY on MY CANAPE HELL 'A spirited satire on celebrity culture...crackles with acute observation and hilarious one-liners' - Wendy Holden, Mail on Sunday on MY CANAPE HELL

About Imogen Edwards-Jones

IMOGEN EDWARDS-JONES is a freelance journalist who writes for a variety of newspapers and magazines including The Sunday Times, the Independent, the Daily Mail, the Guardian, the Evening Standard, Elle, Arena, Tatler and The Times. She is the author of two previous novels, MY CANAPE HELL and SHAGPILE.

Additional information

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9780340823088
0340823089
The Wendy House by Imogen Edwards-Jones
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton
2003-04-14
304
N/A
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