Sara's mother told her that she shouldn't marry Conrad - that the twenty-five-year age gap between them would tell in the end. The end is now (apparently) approaching fast.
Conrad, a famous painter, has decided that it would be good to die before he gets seriously old and so spends his time sorting out his chaotic life. Sara, teaching art at a local college, finds that she has plenty of male company - other people's husbands, ones she tells Conrad all about, who are just good friends to her. But there's one she, somehow, doesn't get round to mentioning...
©2008 Judy Astley (P)2009 Random House Audio
This book was disappointing when compared to other books by the same author. The storyline was thin and the characters rather irritating. The story describes how a much younger wife tries to cope with a selfish, aging husband, their spoilt and unhelpful children and her brief infatuation with another man and I was left with little sympathy for any of them. It was not helped by the narrator's rather dull voice.
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