Something to Hide (Paperback)Deborah Moggach (author)
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The bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Tulip Fever is back with a warm, witty and wise novel about the unexpected twists that later life can bring...
'Nobody in the world knows our secret ... that I've ruined Bev's life, and she's ruined mine.'
Petra's love life is a bit of a car-crash, even in her sixties. But then she falls for Jeremy, an old chum, visiting from abroad. The catch? Jeremy is her best friend's husband.
And just as Petra is beginning to relax guiltily into her happy ever after, she finds herself catapulted to West Africa, and to Bev, her best friend who she's been betraying so spectacularly.
It turns out that no matter where you are in the world, everyone has something to hide. Can Bev - can anyone - be trusted?
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
This is an absorbing read, with surprises and moments of tension that make it a genuine page-turner -- Shirley Whiteside * Independent On Sunday *
Pulling the reader along on a fast-paced transcontinental journey, Something to Hide is engaging, poignant and prompts snorts of laughter -- Catherine Scott, 4 stars * Daily Telegraph *
An unpredictable tale of love loss and deception * Red *
A skillful and genuinely moving page-tuner with plenty of surprises * Sunday Express *
A poignant story of the secrets and deceptions that lie at the heart of every relationship -- Sebastian Shakespeare * Tatler *
This is classic Moggach: readable, memorable and eminently filmable -- Melissa Katsoulis * The Times *
Funny, touching and surprising * Woman and Home *
a gentle, easy-reading tale of happenstance and second chances -- Lucy Scholes * Observer *
Tense and thrilling -- Philippa Williams * Lady *
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The writing style makes for easy reading
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