Summer Things

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Faber & Faber, 1998 - Fiction - 371 pages
3 Reviews
Elizabeth has her heart set on a traditional English seaside holiday (five-star - naturally), and her oh-so-well-to-do estate agent husband Howard agrees to pay, because that is largely what Howard is for. Except that he wants to stay in London with the object of his lust, Zoo-Zoo. Their neighbour Dotty, who envies like crazy Elizabeth's lifestyle (not to say all of her brand new summer things), determines on the very same holiday, but Dotty's impoverished husband comes up with an appalling alternative (don't even ask) while their fifteen year-old son Colin is yearning after a girl - any girl.

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User Review  - Terry - Goodreads

Once again an enjoyable Connolly read. Have pre-ordered Winter Break which is the follow up to this. Read full review

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User Review  - Ian Mapp - Goodreads

This is a real old fashioned farce - which has the feeling of all being a little contrived but does have plenty of humour and a fast pace that keeps it all going along nicely. A middle class family ... Read full review

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