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Not a brilliant book to read, very poor story compared to her other books. Yes, that does mean bonking Charles.

St Martins Pr April 1, Language: The only reason it took me rhe long was because my commute to work by train is much faster and once I arrive at work – of course I have to put it away – until my commute back home.

Apr 14, Kelle rated it did not like it.

This was indeed the stage of the game where the audience becomes more fascinating than the players. I part not thrilled with this one.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Sign up to our newsletter using your email. Some Interesting twists and funny moments. Even though this is fiction – I am sure I am not the only person who actually know some couples and people like the ones in the book. Apr madelsine, Helen rated it did not like it.

Dec 27, Elizabeth Evans rated it really liked it. Is this feature helpful? The end included a nominal character that barely showed up throughout the book. No real stand-out players, though the final match rally was unexpectedly fine. The characters were hard to follow at the beginning but became richer as the weekend progressed. I suspect the review is far more entertaining than the book. The rich snobs The rich but common as muck The ex wife The horsey child Definitely one to miss.

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I really wanted to read more about the play the children were performing and the long-suffering nanny. When not writing, she spends time in the garden attempting to differentiate between flowers and weeds, and in the allotment attempting to grow vegetables. Amazon Ths Refurbished products with a warranty. Definitely no where near as good as the shopoholic series by the same author.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jackie December 15, The Tennis Party by Madeleine Wickham: Occasionally, she can also be found in the kitchen making cakes. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Madeleine Wickham Recommended for: Find your local bookstore at booksellers.

At their country estate, Patrick Chance and his wife host a weekend tennis party of six two couples, plus a widower and his daughter that “comes to an unseemly end. It took me a while to get in to this book if I am honest, I felt a bit bored until I got to halfway and then things started to make sense and I began to enjoy it. Despite its contrivances, this featherweight comedy delivers a decided satisfaction: I finished reading “the tennis party” last week.

The Tennis Party by Madeleine Wickham: a book where I really didn’t love all

Riveting from start to finish. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The women were, on the whole, only marginally better: A decent enough game, if you like this sort of thing. Also by Madeleine Wickham. Jul 30, Keely rated it really liked it Shelves: I like the idea of taking poetry into everyday tbe with a personal touch.

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It was okay, but as an avid fan of her other writing, this one was a disappointment. Notify me of new posts via email. Open Preview See a Problem? The Shopaholic madelsine series focuses on the misadventures of Becky Bloomwood, a financial journalist who cannot manage her Madeleine Wickham born 12 December is a bestselling British author under her pseudonym, Sophie Madepeine.

Dec 13, Sophie Narey Bookreview- aholic rated it really liked it Shelves: Hilary December 14, Wish I never had read really. I wonder how one and the same person can write books that are so different: You are commenting using your Twitter account. A young English writer’s debut assembles a nasty gang of upwardly mobile friends at a houseparty in the British countryside- -and lets them at one another’s throats over tennis and cocktails.

After all, he has the perfect setting – the White House, bought madeleihe of his bonuses as an investment banker. Read more Read less.