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Wise Follies

by Grace Wynne-jones

eBooks of the Month Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on Wise Follies

Laugh out loud stuff from Grace Wynne Jones. She has created another collection of colourful characters to enthral and delight. Alice thinks she has been wise in waiting for Mr Wonderful but at age 38 and still waiting, she is wondering if that was such a wise choice. A hilarious and scarily accurate look at life for the single thirty-something today.

Wise Follies Synopsis

Why waving goodbye to Mr Wonderful may be the wisest folly of all...

Alice Evans has got a GSOH, GFCH (gas-fired central heating), a cat and a Mitsubishi colour portable.  People have told her she can look pretty if she tries.  She's thirty-eight and single, so will someone please pass the message on?

What Alice thinks she needs is Mr Wonderful.  A man like her pottery teacher, James Mitchel, who's warm and wise and gorgeous.  But as one long, hot summer disappears with no sign of her snaring the man of her dreams, Alice is forced to consider the alternatives. 

Should she settle for Mr Mediocre, her dull but dependable ex boyfriend Eamon, and spend the rest of her days trying to like golf?

Or could there be another way for a woman to ditch all the longing - and really start living her life?

Wise Follies Press Reviews

'When you think Alice, think Bridget Fonda chasing Matt Dillon in Singles, think Kirsty MacColl singing 'I put you on a pedestal/You put me on the pill'... This is a novel about finding yourself, and we can't but cheer for Alice's gradual emancipation.'  The Irish Examiner

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ISBN: 9781905170630
Publication date: 16/04/2007
Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781905170630
Publication date: 16th April 2007
Author: Grace Wynne-jones
Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories,

About Grace Wynne-jones

Grace Wynne-Jones was born and brought up in Ireland and has also lived in Africa, the US and England. She is the author of four critically acclaimed novels and her feature articles have appeared in many magazines and national papers in Ireland and in England. Below is an interview wth this author.Grace Wynne-Jones has been described as a novelist who 'tells the truth about the human heart'. When 'Ordinary Miracles' was first published in 1996 it got into the bestseller list and received rave reviews. She also received heartfelt letters from readers. “Many of them had been through painful ...

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