'You'll love it ... so intimate, so socially spot on. Nicholson writes beautifully about love, tear-jerkingly well about parents and children' Wendy Holden, Daily Mail.
'It's the simply truthfulness of his portrayal of men and women's emotional and sexual lives that will surely earn Nicholson another batch of happy readers' Daily Telegraph.
'William Nicholson writes so well about love ... It's a comfortable scenario, yet heaving with emotion and yearning ... as we all do' Daily Express.
From the Inside Flap
Belinda wistfully reflects how much better at sex she is now than when she was in her twenties. A lover would be nice but she'd never be unfaithful to her husband, Tom. So when she finds out he's having an affair, she's more than angry. The seven days following her discovery see her through a rollercoaster of highs and mostly lows. And what about Tom, and his lover Meg? It's not easy for them either. Alongside this knot of middle-aged lovers is a tangle of teenage ones, as Belinda's flirty daughter Chloe tries to set up Jack with shy Alice, without realizing that Jack is full of secret longings for her. Each character faces their own personal dramas, unaware of the troubles that engulf those around them. Nicholson casts an unflinching eye on men's attitude to sex, on how women feel, on love and family life. This is our won familiar world rendered pacy, funny, emotionally on the button and hugely entertaining.
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