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The Cactus: a Richard & Judy Autumn Book Club read 2018 By Sarah Haywood

The Cactus: a Richard & Judy Autumn Book Club read 2018
by Sarah Haywood

A Richard & Judy Autumn Book Club read. Susan Green doesn't like surprises - she likes to be in control. But at 45 and unexpectedly pregnant her perfect life starts to unravel, and real life in all its messiness shows her that it's never too late to bloom.
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The Cactus: a Richard & Judy Autumn Book Club read 2018 Summary


A RICHARD AND JUDY AUTUMN BOOK CLUB PICK 'One of the funniest, quirkiest books either of us has read for a long time ... stand by for a slam-bam finish' Richard & Judy Book Club 'The Cactus will be compared to Gail Honeyman's 2017 hit, the appealingly eccentric Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine' Sunday Times 'Quirky, poignant and extremely readable' Sunday Mirror 'Wonderfully funny and astute' Red 'Funny, compelling, well-written...for fans of Marian Keyes who demand a bit of grit in their comic writing' Emerald Street It's never too late to bloom ... People aren't sure what to make of Susan Green - family and colleagues find her prickly and hard to understand, but Susan makes perfect sense to herself. Age 45, she thinks her life is perfect, as long as she avoids her feckless brother, Edward - a safe distance away in Birmingham. She has a London flat which is ideal for one; a job that suits her passion for logic; and a personal arrangement providing cultural and other, more intimate, benefits. Yet suddenly faced with the loss of her mother and, implausibly, with the possibility of becoming a mother herself, Susan's greatest fear is being realised: she is losing control. And things can only get worse ... at least in Susan's eyes. This sparkling debut is a breath of fresh air with real heart and a powerful emotional punch. In Susan we find a character as exasperating and delightful as The Rosie Project's Don Tillman. An uncompromising feminist and a fierce fighter, it's a joy to watch her bloom.

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Sku
GOR009373861
Title
The Cactus: a Richard & Judy Autumn Book Club read 2018
Author
Sarah Haywood
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Year published
2018-10-04
Number of pages
384
ISBN 10
1473660637
ISBN 13
9781473660632
Prizes
N/A
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