Only Human

Only Human

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Marjorie Hemming, marriage guidance counsellor, craves concord and harmony the way other people need cigarettes. She longs for all her quarrelling couples to be reconciled, and is delighted when people start to mistake her for an angelic nurse in a hospital TV drama series. But her alarmingly skinny teenage daughter has secrets she won't reveal, and some couples just refuse to kiss and make up. Even stalwart Nurse Rose is acting out of character as she launches herself into an obviously doomed marriage. Marjorie has knitted her world together with care - is it starting to fray?show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 138 x 218 x 26mm | 421.85g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747270988
  • 9780747270980

About Susie Boyt

Susie Boyt, daughter of the painter, Lucian Freud, was born in London in 1969. She is the author of The Normal Man, which was read on Radio 4's Woman's Hour, The Characters of Love and (in Headline) The Last Hope of Girls. She lives in Regents more

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33 ratings
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2 18% (6)
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