The Dress Circle by Laurie Graham

The Dress Circle

Laurie Graham

Bobs and Ba have been happily married for years and then Ba discovers something in the wardrobe of the spare room that rocks her world. Has Bobs got a 'bit on the side'? If only! The truth of the matter will take much more explaining to their friends at the golf club than an affair. A wonderful novel which bounces you from laughter to tears; a comment on social mores and a great read.


Men are horrible. Even the ones who don't hit you or stop you having a cheque book. They's always belching and scratching themselves and giving people the finger just because they got into a parking place first. They can't always behave nicely like we do. Not for more than five minutes at a time, anyway.

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