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Venetia's boyfriend, David is working on a film set in Latin America, and in her loneliness and frustration she dumps him by e-mail. Then, guilt-ridden at her failure to to find a suitable man to act as a father to her children, she becomes entangled with her dastardly new neighbour, Hedley, who has a 'monobrow', dandruff, and an unfortunate habit of quoting Latin during amorous encounters. Venetia amuses herself by creating eccentric handmade garments, which go for a storm in a flash London boutique, and the boys and baby Beauty make endearing nuisances of themselves as more

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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 128 x 190 x 37mm | 437g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747220824
  • 9780747220824

About Raffaella Barker

Raffaella Barker is the daughter of novelist Elspeth and poet George Barker. She lives in Norfolk, and is a regular contributor to Country Life and the Sunday more

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343 ratings
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4 35% (120)
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2 8% (28)
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