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    • Publication date:02 Nov 2006
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A Woman Of My Age

By Nina Bawden

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Nina Bawden, one of Britain's most distinguished novelists, both for adults and children, 'is a born story-teller' Independent

Elizabeth and Richard are on holiday in Morocco, travelling from its fertile coast to the barren uplands beyond the Atlas mountains. During the expedition's adventures and mishaps, Elizabeth surveys her eighteen-year marriage and its accumulations of grievance, frustration and betrayal. Nina Bawden allows us to see the ambivalences and deceptions on both sides as this touching and often subversively comic novel moves towards a shocking catastrophe and a wryly surprising coda.

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  • ISBN: 9780748127382
  • Publication date: 05 May 2011
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  • Imprint: Virago
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