Nina Bawden CBE, is one of Britain s most distinguished and best-loved novelists. She has published over40 novels and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for" Circles of Deceit. "In 2004 she received the PEN Award for a Lifetime s Service to Literature."
The story proceeds at a cracking pace and has an ending that is as delicious as unexpected * Julia Flynn, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH * Pure bliss * EVENING STANDARD * A gently entertaining tale of summer love and Brits abroad...An accomplished storyteller with considerable emotional insight. Vintage stuff * HARPERS AND QUEEN * A sophisticated comedy, hugely enjoyable * MAIL ON SUNDAY *