Warnings of Gales - Annie Sanders Reviews
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by - written on 06/07/09 (Useful, 21 readings)
What happens when three friends had planned to go on a three week holiday together, with their kids and no husbands - and one drops out..? Imogen (organized, domestic goddess) with her three little darlings, Sophie (her friend from boarding school, bit dizty but friendly) with her two girls where supposed to spend three weeks in a rented house in Cornwall with their friend Caroline, but when Caroline drops out at the last minute and GP single parent Jo (friend of Sophie, never met by Imogen) and her son step in, the resulting tentions are both heart-pulling and funny. And very realistic. With daggers drawn over 'chore duties', parenting types and good-old ... Read the complete review
by - written on 11/05/09, updated on 12/05/09 (Very useful, 20 readings)
*****THE SYNOPSIS***** Imogen, who organised the holiday, is frighteningly capable and a bit of a control freak. With three children who are at the centre of her world, she's determined that this holiday will be perfect. But is Imogen's tidy life quite as happy as it seems? Sophie is Imogen's oldest friend, dating back to the days when they would chat long after lights out at their Home Counties boarding school. Sophie knows she should be feeding her offspring organic cous-cous, but they love McDonalds' apple pies too much - and where's the harm in that? But is there more to Sophie than dogged loyalty to her rather overbearing old mate? And ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/02/07 (Very useful, 128 readings)
Warnings of Gales is a novel by Annie Sanders. Annie Sanders is not an actual person but is in fact 2 people, Meg Sanders and Annie Ashworth. They are 2 consumer journalists who have written 10 non-fiction books between them and this is their second novel, the first was called “Goodbye, Jimmy Choo”. This is the story of 3 women who rent a holiday home in Cornwall for the summer. Add to that their children of various ages, occasional visits from husbands, emotional baggage, great expectations and the Great British summer weather, well it’s a recipe for disaster ………… or is it?? This book was lent to me by a friend who we’ve holidayed with before ... Read the complete review
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