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Summary

Adam and Rachel are getting married at last. Childhood sweethearts whose lives and families have been intertwined for years; theirs is set to be the wedding of the year.

But then Rachel's cousin Ellie makes an unexpected return to the family fold. As the long-awaited wedding approaches, Adam is torn between duty and temptation, security and freedom, and must make a choice that will break either one heart, or many.

©2012 Francesca Segal (P)2013 W F Howes Ltd

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"A subtle, witty and acutely observed study of a narrow but very recognisable world." ( Observer)
"An impressive debut...the struggle to achieve true adulthood, the loss of innocence and the consequences of adapting to a culture that levies certain expectations on its members, are all cleverly worked into a poised text." ( Sunday Times)

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Great mispronunciations!

You have to listen to this just to hear the narrator pronounce 'tangential' as 'tangenital'.

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enjoyable

I did enjoy this book, sometimes a little hard to keep track on the characters but this did not detract from the story.

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