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Summary

When Sheba Hart joins St George's as the new pottery teacher, lonely Barbara Covett senses that she has found a kindred spirit. But Barbara is not the only one drawn to Sheba. Before long Sheba is involved in an illicit affair with a pupil, and Barbara is powerless to stop Sheba from pursuing her foolhardy course of action. But when the liaison is found out and Sheba's marriage falls apart, Barbara is loyally standing by, ready to provide succour.

©2003 Zoe Heller (P)2005 W.F. Howes Ltd

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Brilliant narrator

I knew this was good as I read the book and saw the film ten years ago. But hearing it - with this fantastic narrator- was the best of all. I will look out for more by Jilly Bond.

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Weird, twisted but oh sooo good

Sheba irritates me, but Barbra is something else. Barbra is devilishly funny, she has a twisted sense of humour and such a clever way with words.
This is such a good book. It’s weird though.
Hearing this story from Barbra’s perspective is what makes this story unique.
Thoroughly entertaining read.