The latest novel from Roland Curram touches upon the fears of empty nest syndrome. Is a new romance the answer to happiness once the kids have left home? When Betty Ashdown, a widow living in Brighton, marries Rex, an elderly millionaire, she is completely unprepared for what she finds. With one daughter an alcoholic, another, in love with a struggling actor, Betty discovers the path between loyalty to her family and happiness is as treacherous as the skeleton of the rusty West Pier she faces every morning. The consequences of long-ago events and secrets make her dream of a wealthy marriage turn into a waking nightmare.
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Roland Curram was born and educated in Brighton and went on to a career as an actor for over fifty years, appearing in the West End in Enter a Free Man, Little Murders, Grand Manoeuvres, Design For Living (1982), Noises Off (1984/5), and Ross (1986). Many television plays and series include: Nana, Z Cars, Avengers, The Crezz, Some Mothers Do `Av `Em, Bouquet Of Barbed Wire, Artemis '81, Big Jim and the Figaro Club, Till We Meet Again, and Eldorado. Among his films are: Dunkirk, Oh You Are Awful, Decline and Fall, The Silent Playground and Darling
The Problem with Happiness by Roland Curram
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