Reading in Bed

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Headline, Nov 24, 2011 - Fiction - 276 pages
3 Reviews
Opening at the Hay Festival, and ending with the prospect of a spring wedding, Sue Gee's novel is a lively story of tangled relationships and the sustaining powers of good books, loyal friends and conversation. Friends since university, with busy working lives behind them, Dido and Georgia have long been looking forward to carefree days of books and conversation, when each finds herself caught up in unexpected domestic drama. Dido, for the first time, has cause to question her marriage; widowed Georgia feels certain her husband will return to her. Meanwhile, an eccentric country cousin goes wildly off the rails, children are unhappy in love, and perfect health is all at once in question.

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User Review  - LynnB - LibraryThing

This is a story of two sixty-year-old women who have been friends since college. Dido is happily married; Georgia's husband has recently died. And life goes on, as it does, bringing with it illness ... Read full review

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User Review  - mojacobs - LibraryThing

This book starts off very quietly, telling about two women, life-long friends, who've had the good fortune that their husbands were friends too. They are now approaching 60, both are retired, Georgia ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Sue Gee is is the author of nine previous novels. She is Programme Leader for the MA Writing Programme at Middlesex University, and lives in London.

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