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A delicately layered, humorous novel, deliciously written, ranging over time and place.

A delicately layered, humorous novel, deliciously written, ranging over time and place.

In the aftermath of Barnaby Rivers' death, complictions arise for three beautiful women: Bella, Ruth and wicked old Jocasta. Now nothing can go on in the old way. Crisis looms.

In her funniest novel yet, Barbara Else contrasts attitudes to beauty, motherhood . . . and men. Looking down on it all is Barnaby himself, not sure if he's an angel or ghost.

Formats & editions

  • EBook

    9781775530923

    October 1, 2012

    Random House New Zealand

    277 pages

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