The Prodigal Wife
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The Prodigal Wife

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Once broken up, can a family ever be mended again? Jolyon Chadwick, a famous television presenter, takes his new girlfriend Henrietta home meet his extended family - and also to meet Marie, the mother who deserted him and his father many years ago, now re-appeared and seeming to want forgiveness. Jolyon, however, is not in the mood for forgiveness - although his father Hal, now married to his cousin and childhood sweetheart, feels a lingering guilt about Marie and wants them all to be friends. And Henrietta, still vulnerable from the break-up of her own parents' marriage, is not sure whether she can move on. Praise for Marcia Willett: 'A genuine voice of our times' The Times 'Riveting, moving and utterly feel-good' Daily Mailshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 29mm | 320g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055215847X
  • 9780552158473
  • 114,594

About Marcia Willett

Marcia Willett's early life was devoted to the ballet, but her dreams of becoming a ballerina ended when she grew out of the classical proportions required. She had always loved books, and a family crisis made her take up a new career as a novelist - a decision she has never regretted. She lives in a beautiful and wild part of Devon where she loves to be visited by her son and his young family. www.marciawillett.co.ukshow more

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When Jolyon Chadwick, a famous television presenter, takes his new girlfriend Henrietta home to The Keep - that beautiful, ancient family home where the Chadwick family has lived for generations - she meets not only his extended family, but also Maria, the mother who deserted him and his father many years ago, Maria seems to want forgiveness, but her son is not in the mood. His father Hal now feels a lingering guilt about Maria and wants them all to be friends. And Henrietta, still vulnerable from the break-up of her own parents' marriage, is not sure whether she can move on... The new paperback from this well-loved bestselling authorshow more

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