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A charming and intelligent comedy. We follow the two sides to Arabella’s life, her teaching a creative writing class, which is made up of quite an eclectic bunch and the relationship she has with her dying mother who she visits in a nursing home. Thoroughly enjoyable and touching.
Despite being named after a Georgette Heyer heroine, would-be novelist Arabella's life is not what it might be. Thirty-six, twice engaged but still single, none of the New Yorkers on her Creative Writing course show any signs of novel-writing promise -- but then, to be frank, neither does she. However, hope, and love, may be closer than she had realised -- and, who knows, maybe even inspiration.
Publication date: 20/03/2008
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||20th March 2008|
|Publisher:||Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||Reading Groups, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Susan Breen lives in New York with her husband and children and teaches fiction at the Gotham Writer's Workshop in Manhattan.More About Susan Breen