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Shake By Yvonne Roberts

Shake by Yvonne Roberts

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Summary

January 1967: stuck in a Welsh seaside town, 17-year-old Lily Tempest longs to break free. Her mother's ambitions for her daughters are summed up in one word: marriage. But Lily would rather die. Instead she goads her sisters into reaching for far more than they want for themselves with comic but also dangerous results.

Shake Summary

Shake by Yvonne Roberts

January 1967: stuck in a Welsh seaside town, seventeen-year-old Lily Tempest longs to break free. Her mother Melody's ambitions for her daughters are summed up in one word: marriage. But Lily would rather die first. Instead she goads her sisters into reaching for far more that they want for themselves - with comic but also dark and dangerous results. As winter slides towards the summer of love however, Lily becomes increasingly aware that to leave will mean permanent exile.

Shake Reviews

This is a comedy with dark undertones, and Roberts captures the mundanity of small-town life and the excitement of sexual awakening superbly Observer, 26/6/05 - Observer

Heartbreaking, nostalgic and funny Daily Express, 21/6/05 - Daily Express

Do you remember the Swinging Sixties? If you do, you ll love Yvonne Roberts witty novel Shake! Prima, Aug 2004 - Prima

About Yvonne Roberts

Yvonne Roberts grew up in Pakistan in the 1950s. She won the Young Journalist of the Year Award in 1971, and has since worked in television and for several newspapers including The Sunday Times and the Observer.

Additional information

GOR006524911
9780755301065
0755301064
Shake by Yvonne Roberts
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Headline Publishing Group
20040726
346
N/A
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