Guppies for Tea

Guppies for Tea

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Amelia Lindsey is an exceptional young woman. She shares her days between a grandmother whom she loves, a mother whom she tolerates with patient fortitude, and Gerald. They had fallen in love with Amelia two years earlier, when he was in his artistic phase, and had begged her to move in with him. Now (no longer in his artistic phase) he is showing signs of irritation. And suddenly Selma, the talented and much-beloved grandmother, has become old. As life and Gerald begins to collapse all round Amelia, she is determined that the one person who will not fade is Selma. Fighting a one-woman battle against Cherryfield retirement home, Gerald's defection and her mother's obsession with germs, Amelia finds herself capable of plots, diversions, and friendships she has never imagined more

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  • Paperback
  • 111 x 178 x 19mm | 161g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Export and UK open market ed
  • 0747564302
  • 9780747564300
  • 2,172,074

About Marika Cobbold

Marika Cobbold was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, but has lived in England since the 1970s. GUPPIES FOR TEA is her first novel and was shortlisted for the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award in 1993. Her other novels include A RIVAL CREATION, THE PURVEYOR OF ENCHANTMENT and FROZEN more