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Mad About The Boy
by Maggie Alderson
A year after Antonia and Hugh move to Australia he confesses that he is gay - and has a boyfriend. Only the arrival of Hugh's lavender-haired uncle lifts her out of her depression and gets her back to the gym. There she meets the mysterious James and finds there's a dark side to the sunshine city.
'Some of my best friends are homosexuals. I just didn't expect my husband to be one too.' A year after Antonia and Hugh move to Australia with their 4 year old son Tom, everything is going terribly well. They have a lovely house, they're very popular - and then Hugh tells Antonia he is gay and has a boyfriend ... It's only the arrival of Ant's outrageous lavender-haired uncle Percy that lifts her out of her depression and sends her off to the gym - to combat the lardy thighs her comfort eating has given her - where she meets the mysterious James, and falls head over heels in lust. Soon Ant finds she's over Hugo - but by then her problems are only just beginning ...
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Maggie Alderson has worked on nine magazines and currently has a weekly column in the Times. She lived in Australia for 8 years, returning here in 2001. Her first novel, PANTS ON FIRE was a UK bestseller, and she was a co-editor of the charity anthology BIG NIGHT OUT. She is married with a baby daughter and moves a lot.
Mad About The Boy by Maggie Alderson
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