Two's Company : Love Again - A Woman's Journey

by Helene Pascal

Biography / Autobiography Debut Books of the Month Sagas and Romance The Real World

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Described as ‘Sex in the City for the mature’ this debut is a warm, honest, poignant and witty account of the dating game for the second time arounds. With experience on your side do you make the same mistakes? Might you find happiness at last?  Male or female, whatever your age, if you are alone and pining for love, this book is about you. With her background in psychology and counselling, Helene Pascal is uniquely able to relate her search for love with an insight and a depth of feeling that will move hearts, added to a wicked sense of humour born of natural feistiness and experience. 'I know that when I think of love, it is often with the heart of a child...'.

Two's Company : Love Again - A Woman's Journey Synopsis

Poignant, whimsical, funny, this chronicle describes what it feels like to be looking for love in your sixties, when you look back at your past experiences and wonder: could I live up to a new challenge? Would I make the same mistakes? Could I be happy with a man at last? Whatever our age, we want to share, talk, laugh with someone; we need touch, sex, closeness; and, we also need a witness: we have so much to give still, and balk at the prospect of the rest of our lives going unrecorded in another's gaze, feeling wasted. This book reflects on solitude, yearning, ageing, with the fear of no longer being thought attractive. It also reflects on childhood, and how we learn about love, our dreams and first experiences. But it mainly describes the author's meetings with men, and those were mostly brief on a background of hope, where Madame Bovary meets Bridget Jones in what could often be called a comedy of errors...

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Two's Company : Love Again - A Woman's Journey Press Reviews

'“TWO’S COMPANY”, Helene Pascal’s chronicle of her adventures in the dating game is madly readable: bright and intelligent like the writer herself. It took pluck to thrust herself among strangers, in her sixties, via the lonely hearts columns, and then to be so candid about the results. Will she fall for another plausible scrounger, will that nice chap ring her back as he promised, are all men self-deluding? The ever-hopeful Helene’s gripping, fast-paced and often hilarious tales will appeal vastly to the rising demographic of singletons:   I warmly recommend it.  VALERIE GROVE (author and Times writer)

 

Two's Company is a journey through the spirits of singledom in your sixties, high, low and everywhere in between.  Ham & High


'A searingly honest account which radiates heart. Wonderfully written, “Two’s Company” is a brave and funny roller-coaster ride. I found it impossible to put down.'

SALLY FARMILOE-NEVILLE (author of “Sensual Pleasures”)

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ISBN: 9780956762108
Publication date: 20/06/2011
Publisher: Tivoli Books
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780956762108
Publication date: 20th June 2011
Author: Helene Pascal
Publisher: Tivoli Books
Format: Paperback
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, Debuts of the Month, Sagas and Romance, The Real World,
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About Helene Pascal

Helene Pascal was born and brought up in Southern France where she studied Literature and Journalism at University. She later worked as a journalist, a teacher, then a counsellor. She is fascinated by people's lives and the stories they have to tell, and their search for a way to live that makes sense of their lives. Writing has now claimed its place with this first book, many published poems, and two plays: The Deal, and Then and Now.

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