'A darkly funny novel about betrayal, loneliness and the surprising pleasure of being single again' Good Housekeeping
How does it feel when your decades old marriage is over? Pru doesn't miss her husband, but the old days of laughter, friendship, and having someone occupy the other dip in the bed.
Then, she goes to a funeral. Nothing seems familiar, neither the eulogy nor the people. She's gone to the wrong place. Everyone is friendly, so she decides to attend another. After all, it's been fun, and what harm can it do?
'She gets sharper and more mordant with age and about age. Thank goodness. This page-turner is like the best wakes, it will make you feel hungry and alive' The Times
'The joy is in her witty observations of middle-class life and bracingly tart portrayal of family relationships' Daily Mail
'Moggach's power lies not just in making people laugh, but in making them think about things they'd rather ignore' The Scotsman