Dog Days

Mavis Cheek
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ISBN 9780571215133 Format N/A
Published 08/07/2002 Length N/A

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The joy of her liberation from eleven years of marriage is somewhat compromised, Patricia feels, by the arrival of Brian, the lacklustre dog who noses damply into her life as father-substitute for ten-year-old Rachel. In spite of all this Patricia is more than ready for a fulfilled life as a single parent. But then the matchmaking begins . . .
  • About Mavis Cheek

    Mavis Cheek was born and grew up in Wimbledon. She began her working life at Editions Alecto, the contemporary art publishers. After Alecto, she attended Hillcroft College for Women from where she graduated in Arts. After her daughter Bella was born, she began her writing career in earnest; journalism and travel writing at first, then short stories, and eventually, in 1988, her novel Pause Between Acts was published by Bodley Head and won the She/John Menzies First Novel Prize. She is the author of thirteen novels novels including Mrs Fytton's Country Life, Janice Gentle Gets Sexy and, most recently, Amenable Women which was described in The Times as 'a brilliantly funny, warm, intelligent read'. She now lives and writes in the heart of the English countryside..

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