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40 Love (aka The Tennis Party) (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
40 Love - aka The Tennis Party - Audio CD - Unabridged Author:Madeleine Wickham, Katherine Kellgren (Narrator) At their country estate, Patrick Chance and his wife host a weekend tennis party. As four couples gather on the sunny terrace, it seems obvious who among them is succeeding, and who is falling behind. But by the end of the party, nothing will be quite as certain. While the couples' children amuse themselves with pony rides and rehearsals for... more » a play, the adults suffer a series of personal revelations and crises. Wickham's nonstop action reveals at every turn that matters, things may not be as they seem. And in the end one thing is crystal clear: the weekend is about anything but tennis. In this funny, penetrating, and perceptive novel, Madeleine Wickham is in stellar form, sure to please her many fans and gain her new ones as well. Everyone wins this game of literary tennis, a comedy of manners about envy in which Wickham skewers the nouveau riche.
Unabridged - 6 CDs - 7.5 hours - read by Katherine Kellgren« less
I am a fan of the Madeleine Wickham / Sophie Kinsella stories. At first I was worried I would not be able to relate with the characters, but as always - the author is able to pull you in and keep you involved. Unabridged version.