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Shagpile Imogen Edwards-Jones

Shagpile By Imogen Edwards-Jones

Shagpile by Imogen Edwards-Jones

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A witty, sharp and poignant love story and satire set in the seamy world of Seventies swinging in suburban Solihull.

Shagpile Summary

Shagpile by Imogen Edwards-Jones

It's the long hot summer of 1976 and unsophisticated Madeleine Johnsson is content playing wife, mother, tennis and discussing the latest slimming pill and push-up bra. Until handsome Max Wright comes to town and opens an antique shop.Falling heavily for the latest flirtation on the dinner party circuit, Madeleine allows herself to think beyond soirees at Angela's, barbeques at Liz's, and political fundraising events at Val's. In a society where group fumblings and philanderings are accepted and sex is traded like green shield stamps, there is a strict code - not to fall in love. But Madeleine is intoxicated, she can no longer help herself and everyone's world is disrupted as her whole life is turned upside down!

Shagpile Reviews

'A poignant lovestory against the backdrop of swinging Solihul, it's hysterical and heartfelt -- great stuff' -- She 'As entertaining as a Mike Leigh film' -- Scotsman 'A master of biting contemporary satire' -- Mirror 'Funny, satirical read takes us through the seamy world of swinging in 70s Solihul!good holiday material' -- Hello 'Sharp, acutely funny and wickedly well-observed' -- Big Issue 'Tank-top-tastic' -- Heat 'A world of dinner parties, affairs, gossip and diet pills!a great 70s love story' -- OK! 'Homage to the mores of a lifestyle dominated by flares, slimming pills and extramarital affairs!cringingly funny...a tale of true love and heartbreak' - Elle 'Utterly gripping and very very funny. Pure genius' Daisy Waugh

About Imogen Edwards-Jones

IMOGEN EDWARDS-JONES is a freelance journalist who writes for a variety of newspapers and magazines including The Sunday Times, the Independent, the Daily Mail, the Guardian, the Evening Standard, Elle, Arena, Tatler and The Times. She is the author of one previous novel, MY CANAPAe HELL

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Shagpile by Imogen Edwards-Jones
Used - Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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