It’s been a long time since I have picked a book for book club. My fellow Femmes are so well read that the challenge usually lies in finding a book no-one had read before. This time my first choice was no exception and had been read by two of the ladies.
Rejecting my first choice with a small sigh of relief
THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo. They work at home as freelance writers. They no longer have very much to say to one another. One day a cat invites itself into their small kitchen. She is a beautiful creature. She leaves, but the next day comes again
The Dud Avocado
New York Review of Books
The Dud Avocado follows the romantic and comedic adventures of a young American who heads overseas to conquer Paris in the late 1950s. Edith Wharton and Henry James wrote about the American girl abroad, but it was Elaine Dundy’s Sally Jay Gorce who told us what she was really thinking. Charming, sexy, and hilarious, The Dud Avocado gained instant
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