• Title: Getting Colder
  • Author: Amanda Coe
  • ISBN: 9780349005102
  • Page: 438
  • Format: ebook
  • Getting Colder They were colour supplement darlings of the s Patrick the sexy ferocious young playwright scourge of an enthralled establishment and Sara who abandoned her two children to fulfil her destiny
    They were colour supplement darlings of the 1980s Patrick, the sexy, ferocious young playwright, scourge of an enthralled establishment, and Sara, who abandoned her two children to fulfil her destiny as Patrick s beautiful, devoted wife and muse.Thirty five years later, Sara s death leaves Patrick alone in their crumbling house in Cornwall, with his whisky, his writer s bThey were colour supplement darlings of the 1980s Patrick, the sexy, ferocious young playwright, scourge of an enthralled establishment, and Sara, who abandoned her two children to fulfil her destiny as Patrick s beautiful, devoted wife and muse.Thirty five years later, Sara s death leaves Patrick alone in their crumbling house in Cornwall, with his whisky, his writer s block and his undimmed rage against the world But bereavement is no respecter of life s estrangements, and Sara s children, Louise and Nigel, are now adults, with memories, questions and agendas of their own What was their mother really like Why did she leave them What has she left them And how can Patrick carry on without the love of his life Getting Colder is a painfully funny and perceptive novel about family, love, and how sometimes the harder you look, the less you find.

    One Reply to “Getting Colder”

    1. I have read and enjoyed Coe previously but this , well it never engaged me , the characters feel so underwritten and lacking anything that i wanted to understand or know more not sure why this didnt grab me but the last pages felt so difficult to read

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