Mad About The Boy

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Penguin Books Limited, Sep 25, 2003 - Fiction - 400 pages
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'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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Readers may be tempted to start laughing before they even open Maggie Alderson's latest book Mad about the Boy. From her track record of seriously witty works, you'd be forgiven for expecting anything ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

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.

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