Three Wise Men by Martina Devlin

Three Wise Men

Martina Devlin

Irish city chick-lit novel with a darker, deeper level -it made me think about women and friendship and not just enjoying the read.


'Where does that leave us then, on the shelf at 33 unloved and unlovable?' ... 'It leaves us choosier,' Kate tells them. 'It leaves us unwilling to settle for second best just so we can have the comfort of coupledom.'

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