Pastures Nouveaux - Wendy Holden Reviews
Description:ISBN 0755329759 / Author: Wendy Holden / Genre: Fiction / From SW7 to rural heaven... Cash-strapped Rosie and her boyfriend Mark are city ... more
Pastures Nouveaux - Wendy Holden ... folk longing for a country cottage. Rampantly nouveaux-riches Samantha and Guy are also searching for rustic bliss - a mansion complete with mile-long drive and hot and cold running gardeners. The village of Eight Mile Bottom seems quiet enough, despite a nosy postman, a reclusive rock star, a glamorous Bond Girl and a ghost with a knife in its back. But there are unexpected thrills in the hills.
Newest Review: ... the capital and kept my home in the Midlands. In this book our heroine, Rosie, is a frustrated and broke illustrator who ... more
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Wendy Holden Pastures Nouveaux
A fiendishly funny tale of swopping SW7 for rural heaven
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by - written on 23/02/13 (Very useful, 54 readings)
Over a year ago, when I was still in love with my new career move and as a result the commute I have to deal with wasn't destroying my passion for life itself, I used to pass the time on the train with a book. Problem was, over a few house moves and trying to keep my life as movable as possible when your sole means of transportation was a 206cc, I had to shed a lot of books over that time. So I needed some new ones and money was tight, so off to the charity shops I went. I spotted Pastures Nouveaux by Wendy Holden I had read one Wendy Holden book before and I recalled enjoying her style of writing. One thing that stuck in my memory was her characters, whilst ... Read the complete review
by - written on 16/05/09 (Useful, 31 readings)
For Wendy Holden fans this is a must. It is a light hearted, entertaining and frequently witty read. The tale is on a contemporary theme - abandoning the stress of the city for a life of simple pleasures in the countryside. Rosie can't believe her luck when her boyfriend agrees to the move and what follows is a foray into village life with all the eccentric characters you'd expect to bump into in a sitcom setting; a reclusive rock star, a family of ageing hippys and a image obsessed, out of work actress. The tale unfolds in a series of hilarious scenes at a pace that allows you to get to know the characters and all their flaws. Wit is carefully ... Read the complete review
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