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Synopsis: Fifty-one-year old Arthur Dexter, a city businessman, is deeply shocked by the sudden death of his friend, Willie Boothroyd. The tragedy forces him to reassess his life and he realises he is dominated by the tedium of everyday concerns. To his wife’s horror, he buys a block of flats and a small beach café at Whitecliffs-by-the-Sea. He then invites a group of people he They all have their own reasons for escaping from London, but the exhilarating sea air and change of scene gives the group renewed vigour and enthusiasm, until, by the end of the summer, each one of them has found an unexpected solution to their problems.
About the Author: Rosemary Friedman’s writing career was launched with great success by her first novel No White Coat, published in Best Doctor Stories alongside Somerset Maugham and A J Cronin. She has gone on to write eighteen further novels, including Proofs of Affection (‘a classic of its kind’, Evening Standard), which was serialised by the BBC. Other serialisations include Vintage (1994 Channel 4) and An Eligible Man (1991 LWT). She has also written two popular children’s books, Aristide and Aristide in Paris, as well as The Writing Game, an inspirational mémoire for writers and readers.
She has written commissioned screenplays for both film and television in the UK and US, and her play Home Truths toured successfully in 1997. In addition, Rosemary has been a judge of literary competitions and a member of a number of distinguished bodies such as the Executive Committee of PEN, BAFTA, the Writers’ Guild, the Executive Committee of the Society of Authors, and the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in London.
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Book Description House of Stratus Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0755101138
Book Description House of Stratus, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0755101138
Book Description House of Stratus Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 280 pages. 8.00x5.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 0755101138