Aunt Margaret's Lover
Publisher:Faber and Faber
Published Date:3rd March 2005
Dimensions:126 X 192 X 22 mm
Aunt Margaret, surrogate mother to teenage Saskia, has just waved goodbye to her niece. She has sent her to Canada for a year. Now, buoyed up by an unexpected legacy that's given her a year of freedom, Aunt Margaret decides to kick up her heels a little and have some fun...
'Woman, 39, seeks lover for one year. I offer good legs, bright mind, happy disposition, in return for well-adjusted, solvent male between 35 and 40. April to April. No expectations.'Aunt Margaret, surrogate mother to Saskia for seventeen years, waves goodbye to her niece, who is off to Canada for twelve months. Now, buoyed up by an unexpected legacy that's given her a year of freedom, Aunt Margaret decides to kick up her heels a little and have some fun. And she will take a lover for a year as companion in the enterprise . . .
"'Makes you laugh out loud, even as you are wincing in pain.' Daily Mail; 'Like Joanna Trollope, she combines a sharp eye for the foibles of human nature with a generous amount of sympathy for her characters.' The Times"