Choral Society

June 17, 2015|
Choral Society by Prue Leith
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Three single women in their fifties meet when they join a choir. Lucy, recently widowed, is a cook and food journalist; Joanna, a successful business woman, never married; Rebecca is a divorced interior decorator. Each of the women is at a crossroads and they quickly form a bond.
The trio decide to combine their talents to restore a crumbling pile in Cornwall and turn it into a cookery school and spa. The project brings its own conflicts, both professional and personal. The novel''s themes touch on the sustaining power of female friendship and how a woman copes with mid life and onwards.
Prue''s narrative voice is warm, witty, wise, very accessible. Her characters are sympathetic and engaging: very different women but each with demons to face as she gets older and confronts a future without - perhaps - a man in it. Her knowledge of food and business adds detail and zest, enriching an already compelling tale.
As a cook, restaurateur, food writer and business woman, Prue Leith has played a key role in the revolution of Britain''s eating habits since the 1960s. With twelve cookery books under her belt, Prue gave up writing about food to concentrate on fiction. She has written five contemporary novels and a memoir, Relish. The Prodigal Daughte...
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Title:Choral Society
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 in
Published:June 17, 2015
Publisher:Quercus
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781849160131

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