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Gossip

by Beth Gutcheon

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Gossip Synopsis

Loviah French owns a boutique dress shop in Manhattan. She has two best friends: Dinah - a columnist covering New York's wealthiest - and Avis - a prominent figure in the art world. Despite the deep affection they both feel for Loviah, Dinah and Avis have been allergic to one another since an incident decades earlier that has been remembered and resented. But when a marriage means that Dinah and Avis must set aside their differences, Loviah must manage her two friends' secrets as wisely as she can. Which is not wisely enough, as things turn out - a fact that will have a shattering effect on all their lives.

Gossip Press Reviews

Gutcheon writes poignantly, but with a sharp comic edge, about female friendship, the bleakness of fate and the disappointments of love; and her grasp of the profound connection between clothes and emotion recalls Nancy Mitford at her most seriously frivolous. --Jane Shilling, Sunday Telegraph

 

A graceful and elegant novel that explores the unintended damage that simmering hostility and sharing confidences can bring, Gossip builds to a stunning and devastating finish. --New York Times

 

Enthralling, triumphant and true --Boston Globe

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ISBN: 9780857899842
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857899842
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Beth Gutcheon
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Beth Gutcheon

Beth Gutcheon is the critically acclaimed author of eight previous novels, including the US bestsellers Still Missing, More Than You Know and Leeway Cottage. She lives in New York City.

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