By Nicholas Coleridge
From one of many sharpest observers of the trendy scene, comes this witty, clever, and impossible to resist novel within the culture of Gosford Park and Snobs.
A guy of wealth and privilege, Anthony Anscombe has every thing he may ever wish: an attractive kinfolk property, enviable social status, and a fascinating inheritance. yet with all of his cash and privilege, Anthony nonetheless has an aching hope for something: the ideal fit. working headlong into marriage is Anthony's forte…and his maximum weak point.
As Anthony surveys Winchford Priory, his attractive Elizabethan residence within the English geographical region, Anthony has the certain feeling that he is less than siege. And he is totally correct. He could be surrounded by way of his sprawling property, yet lurking within the village are a couple of or reminders of his advanced earlier, together with 3 ex-wives, a mistress, and a legion of kids and stepchildren, all depending on him and all decided to do no matter what it takes to get what they want.
Meet the wives
Amanda: the ravishing first spouse. Unpredictable and spell binding, she dared Anthony to fall in love along with her, and he took her up at the problem. Anthony was once head over heels from the 1st evening they danced at the rooftop of his kinfolk domestic. after all, the free-spirited Amanda was once by no means lower out for nation lifestyles, yet younger love is blind.
Sandra: the steadfast moment spouse. reliable, in charge and domesticated, Sandra pulled Anthony again from the compelling chaos that surrounded his first spouse. Sandra had plans to show Anthony's property right into a right kinfolk domestic, till a beautiful mystery compelled her to make a life-altering decision.
Dita: the snobbish 3rd spouse. a real strength of nature, Dita used to be clever, difficult, rapaciously social and high-maintenance. She enthusiastically stormed via Anthony's existence, organizing and rearranging, and rubbing many people the other way, relatively the former Mrs. Anscombes and their children.
With the total solid of his lifestyles roosting within the village, it is no ask yourself Anthony does not have a minute's peace! including to the loopy combine is the mistress, Nora, a brand new age hippy and acupuncturist, whom Anthony seduced with disastrous effects.
A a lot Married guy is a wickedly humorous social satire with memorable characters that might stick with readers lengthy after the ultimate web page. Like a contemporary day Edith Wharton or Anthony Trollope, Nicholas Coleridge offers a sensational glimpse contained in the salacious global of the higher classes.
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