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The Sugar Mother Edwin Page, A Fussy Middle Aged Professor, No Sooner Bids Farewell To His Obstetrician Wife, Cecilia, Who Accepted A Fellowship Abroad, When His New Neighbors, Mrs Botts And Her Sexy, Twentyish Daughter, Leila, Arrive Since They Re Locked Out Of Their House, Edwin Invites Them In And Then Can T Get Them To Leave He Becomes Obsessed With Leila And Convinces Himself That She Is A Perfect Surrogate Mother For The Childless Cecilia Wickedly Amusing Subversive New York Times Book Review , The Sugar Mother Undoes The Institution Of Marriage.

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  • Hardcover
  • 210 pages
  • The Sugar Mother
  • Elizabeth Jolley
  • English
  • 04 September 2017
  • 0949206296

    10 thoughts on “!!> Download ➽ The Sugar Mother ➽ Author Elizabeth Jolley – Snapchatlogin.us


  1. says:

    This is the story of two women who insinuate themselves into the life of an unwitting man during his wife s absence Fascinating to read it in conjunction with Susan Swingler s memoir about Elizabeth Jolley, The House of Fiction so many ironies.


  2. says:

    This novel by Elizabeth Jolley was first published in Australia in 1988 and in the UK by Virago in 2000 The cover of this edition gives only an approximation of the characters in the book Edwin is described as handsome and well groomed He is an indecisive and lonely intellectual not a frumpy nail biter The female on the cover is neither the woman who coins the term Sugar Mother nor her daughter who performs the r le Maybe a weird hybrid of the two, with a cake My first impressio...


  3. says:

    While Elizabeth Jolley s novels are always well worth re reading, there is a particular pleasure in reading them for the first time All her novels are really character driven, always about misfits, eccentrics or odd bods but there is always some aspect of the plot that takes the reader by surprise It is the most delicious experience to be deep into the novel, and reasonably convinced that one has the characters worked out, only to find that they have some wholly unexpected ways of behaving In While Elizabeth Jolley s novels are always well worth re reading, there is a particular pleasure in reading them for the first time All her novels are really character driven, always about misfits, eccentrics or odd bods but there is always some aspect of the plot that takes the reader by surprise It is the most delicious experience to be deep into the novel, and reasonably conv...


  4. says:

    When I started this book I thought it was odd, but good because it was unusual It had been sitting on my pile for ohh about 10 years Yet another one of the dusty remainder books from the New England Mobile Book Fair When the neighbors moved in the book took a turn from unusual to freaky I really liked it all the same but the ending was just so so Maybe I m the kind of person who just puts too much emphasis on the ending of book Maybe I am just being a sour puss for not figuring out the e When I started this book I thought it was odd, but good because it was unusual It had been sitting on my pile for ohh about 10 years Yet another one of the dusty remainder books from the New England Mobile Book Fair When the neighbors moved in t...


  5. says:

    Elizabeth Jolley is an interesting writer, but this book is different from others I ve read by her It s unclear whether Edwin really has impregnated Leila or not, and this makes the book titillating and fascinating It will linger in your mind afterward However, the empti...


  6. says:

    Brilliant writing but I regret having to read about such deplorable characters


  7. says:

    Excellent characterization and eye for detail Few writers succeed at describing moral quagmire like Jolley does with this story.


  8. says:

    bargain 1 of 29 books for 5.

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