The Sugar Mother

The Sugar Mother

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An ageing but handsome university professor, Edwin Page, is married to Cecilia, a much younger woman who is an obstetrician and gynaecologist. When the childless Cecilia goes away for a year's study leave, Edwin finds himself more and more in the company of Leila and her mother who live next door. Leila's mother is a very good cook, and Leila, it turns out, is perfectly willing to be a surrogate mother...The Sugar Mother explores the way the many little impacts of distance, separation and change can gather force and move people in unexpected directions.show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0143180185
  • 9780143180180
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