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Boys and Girls by Joseph Connolly
  

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Susan wants another husband - which comes as a shock to the current one. A tale of a singular threesome.

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Synopsis

Boys and Girls by Joseph Connolly

Susan wants another husband. Which comes as a shock to the current one. 'But not instead of you, Alan, my sugar - as well as. You see?' Yet once Susan has brazenly commandeered her boss's rich, elderly hand, Alan finds himself curiously cherishing the company - sharing wife, whisky and other, odder peccadilloes. Indeed Susan is forced to root out alternative amusements - and with their teenage daughter copying her disintegrating moral code, the complex machinery of their lives soon begins to break down. Joseph Connolly plunges the reader into a tumultuous medley of inner monologues with keen, unabashed relish; exposing marital bedroom and male bonding in this biting, excruciatingly funny observation of men, women and adolescent girls.

Reviews

'I never can resist a novel by Connolly ... due to his wickedly observed characters ... A superb satire of modern morality'
Kate Saunders, Saga. Saga

About the Author

Joseph Connolly is the critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling writer of twelve novels, as well as twelve works of non-fiction. He lives in London.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd April 2014

Author

Joseph Connolly

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Author's Website

www.josephconnolly.co.uk

Publisher

Quercus Publishing

Format

Hardback
448 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781780877228

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