We regret that due to the technical limitations of our site, we are unable to offer eBooks or Audio Downloads to customers outside of the UK.

For further details please read our eBooks help.

The Summer without Men (Paperback)
  • The Summer without Men (Paperback)

The Summer without Men (Paperback)

£8.99 £7.19
Paperback Published: 16/06/2011
  • Save £1.80
  • 10+ in stock

We can send it to you within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Click & Collect From your local shop
After Mia Fredricksen's husband of thirty years asks for a pause - so he can indulge his infatuation with a young French colleague - she cracks up (briefly), rages (deeply), then decamps to her prairie childhood home. There, gradually, she is drawn into the lives of those around her: her mother's circle of feisty widows; the young woman next door; and the diabolical teenage girls in her poetry class. By the end of the summer without men, Mia knows what's worth fighting for - and on whose terms. Provocative, mordant, and fiercely intelligent, this is a gloriously vivacious tragi-comedy about women and girls, love and marriage, and the age-old war between the sexes.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
ISBN: 9781444720259

You may also be interested in...

“Not The Easiest Book To Get Into”

I'd heard great things about this book - so I looked forward to reading it. However, I found that the book was really difficult to get into and at times the prose almost appeared to be overwritten. The main... More

23rd October 2011
Helpful? Upvote 1

“An acquired taste”

Foudn this book quite tricky to get through even though it was very short. Saw it reviewed and publicised widely so thought i would like it but found it a bit of a chore. I wanted to finish it so i could see how the... More

11th August 2011
Helpful? Upvote 1

“Female psychological journey”

This novel has recieved much publicity as being a "must read this summer"
It was a very well written fictional tale of Mia who experiences a breakdown of her marriage. The storyline weaves well between Mia,... More

18th July 2011
Helpful? Upvote 0

Your review has been submitted successfully.

View your review