Edward promised his wife he wouldn`t be late home. He was supposed to be discussing business with a client. Binny had reassured him that no-one would ever know he was having dinner at her house. The author also wrote "Harriet Salad", "The Dressmaker" and she is the winner of the Whitbread Prize.
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I found myself laughing till the tears ran down my cheeks ... it is all horribly true to life ... a most excellent book and no one should miss it ( Auberon Waugh)
Painfully comical and well observed ... the constant frissons of anxiety and embarassment make it all the funnier ( SUNDAY TIMES)
Beryl Bainbridge is a genuine original, with a macabre imagination and a wonderful gift for catching tones of speech ( NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS)
* A gripping thriller based on a real life event (the Balcombe Street siege)
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Book Description 1991-10-31., 1991. Book Condition: New. Penguin Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 160pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1656728
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0140144048
Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140144048