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Want to Read saving…. Madeleine Wickham born 12 December is a bestselling British author under her pseudonym, Sophie Kinsella. No eBook available Amazon. Sep 11, Janine Manchel rated it liked it. These stem not only from Charles’s self-serving schemes but from the unexpected arrival of Charles’s ex-lover, Ella Harte, to whom Charles is still attracted, as well as from an unexpected financial threat. Amrutha rated it really liked it May 19, Madeleine Wickham Recommended for: No trivia or quizzes yet.

There were enough plot twists to keep the reader guessing, but still enough comforting plot devices to remind the reader why Madeleine Wickham is one of the best British author’s today — she tells a good, solid tale that weaves in all the elements that keeps a reader coming back for more. I like the idea of taking poetry into everyday places with a personal touch. The end included a nominal character that barely showed up throughout the book.

The only reason it took me that 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. I thought the characters were a little boring.


A nice break if you have mainly madeleime reading serious dark stuff.

Stephen and Anne, wickhm impoverished former neighbours; social climber Charles and his aristocratic new wife Cressida; and the ruthlessly competitive father-and-daughter team Don and Valerie. Dec 04, Cat Jo rated it did not like it Shelves: Yes, that does mean bonking Charles. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Recriminations are exchanged all around before this houseparty from hell adjourns for the weekend. 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. Please wickkham again later.

The Tennis Party

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. However, wickhxm ending left me cold and unsatisfied. It was Patrick’s idea that they should have the tennis party.

I really wanted to read more about the play the children were performing and the long-suffering nanny. Is this feature helpful? It’s basically a novel about a group of “wealthy” plebs that get together for a tennis match, act like wankers and treat each other like pricks.

Keep up the great work Sophia or Madeleine – which ever name you choose to pen under the work is always super fantastic. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade tebnis in, give it a second life.


I can imagine she had a reputation as being quite a poor writer after releasing these books”. But then, I also like Wagner, so readers can decide whether my opinion is worth weighing here. Editorial Policy The views expressed in the articles and reviews on Vulpes Libris are those of the authors, and not of Vulpes Libris itself.

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English Choose a language for shopping. I can imagine she had a reputation as being quite a poor writer after releasing these books.

I thought the old girlfriend who turned up was interesting until she turned out to be a user.

Jun 27, Mey rated it did not like it Shelves: Subscribe to Read More to find out about similar books. Patrick was a tennnis bastard; Charles a selfish loser; and Stephen simply weak and indecisive.

Gemma Townley is her sister.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I second the saying of a fellow goodreads member, couldn’t say it better: She is glad to welcome Stephen