The Importance of Being Myrtle - Ulrika Jonsson Reviews
Description:ISBN 141043202 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Ulrika Jonsson / Paperback / 352 Pages / Book is published 2011-09-01 by Penguin
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Is a death in the family the chance for a new start? When Myrtle' ...
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When Myrtle's husband, Austin, dies on the bus one morning, everything seems to freeze. But in reality Myrtle has been frozen for nearly forty years, locked into an emotionless marriage. So if the barriers have been lifted, why does she still feel trapped? Her daughters are a mystery to her - one prickly and defensive, the other with a closely guarded secret. And thanks to Austin's cold presence, friends are a rarity. How is a widow supposed to find herself when she's alone and unconfident of her place in the world? But hope might rest with Gianni, the kind stranger in whose arms Austin died. And when nosy neighbour Dorothy discovers Myrtle's sad news, she also refuses .. Read the complete review
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