Balancing Act (Paperback)Joanna Trollope (author)
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Four strong women. All working in a family business. But what happens when they begin to want different things? And what about the men - and the children - in their lives?
Susie Moran has always been the breadwinner in her family. Her husband was the one who was there for their three girls. But now he wants something of his past back - the life he had before Susie's career took off, before they had children. And those children don't see their mother's business the way she has always seen it, thereby threatening the balance she has worked so hard to achieve.
And then, amidst the simmering tensions, someone significant from the past, someone almost forgotten, turns up. The problems of the past, the present, and the future all become challenges to the stability of both family and work. Which relationships - if any - will survive?
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 294 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 27 mm
Trollope is an extremely assured writer, with a brilliant eye for detail and a finely tuned emotional intelligence ... she writes absorbing, wise stories that dramatise the dilemmas we face. In Balancing Act, she has done it again. * Sunday Times *
Joanna Trollope, whose evocations of human relationships are as ever penetrating and engaging. * Daily Express *
With her compassion for her characters, Trollope cuts to the quick of family life, and the difference between men and women. I loved it. -- Fanny Blake * Woman & Home, Jan 14 *
Nobody writes about family tensions better than Joanna Trollope. * Good Housekeeping *
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“Very enjoyable and engaging read”
Joanna Trollope at her best. The characters. their relationships and struggles with mixing family and business was very moving and the story really drew me in.
“Another great story by Joanna Trollope”
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I was greatly surprised as to how much I enjoyed reading this novel. Joanna Trollope is certainly not an author I have read before but getting involved in the family running of the pottery business, and the family... More
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