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A Dry Spell

by Clare Chambers

A Dry Spell Synopsis

In 1976 four students took a trip to the desert. Now the repercussions of that fateful summer are coming back to haunt them... And repercussions are just what Guy doesn't need: his wife, Jane, is moving swiftly from slightly eccentric to downright peculiar, their three-year-old daughter seems set on destroying Jane's sanity, and now even God's gone quiet on him. As for Nina, she's having enough trouble with her son, James. He's got exams looming, a new girlfriend with pneumatic breasts and now, it seems, he's on drugs. Nina certainly won't welcome any ghosts from the past. Life isn't going smoothly for anyone. But when Hugo, long-forgotten agent of misfortune, threatens to pay them all a visit, disaster seems unavoidable.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099277644
Publication date: 18th November 2000
Author: Clare Chambers
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 384 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Humour,

About Clare Chambers

Clare Chambers was born in Croydon in 1966 and read English at Oxford. She wrote her first novel during a year in New Zealand, after which she worked as an editor for a London publisher. She is also the author of Back Trouble, Learning to Swim and In a Good Light. She is married and lives in Kent with her husband and young family.

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