The Men and The Girls by Joanna Trollope

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Both happily married to younger women, teacher James Mallow and his friend, Hugh Hunter, a television personality, find the age difference becoming a problem, when an older woman starts a chain of discontent in their young wives. 20,000 first printing. Lit Guild Alt.

About Joanna Trollope

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Writer Joanna Trollope was born in Gloucestershire. England. She graduated from Oxford University. She worked on Chinese Affairs in the Foreign Office in London for two years, and later taught. Several of her novels (The Choir, The Rector's Wife, and A Village Affair) have been adapted for television. She has also written a survey called Britannia's Daughters: Women of the British Empire, as well as historical novels under the name Caroline Harvey.
Published January 1, 1992 by Bloomsbury Books. 248 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction

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 Happy endings of the most defensible kind, helped along by an unlikely good fairy—Miss Beatrice Bachelor, a ``real original and very brave''—abound in Trollope's latest take on love and life in contemporary Britain (A Village Affair, 1989, etc.).

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The men in this delightfully sage novel of domesticity by bestselling British author Trollope ( The Rector's Wife ) are lifelong friends Hugh and James--each 60-ish, sexy, appealing. The ``girls''--Ju

Aug 02 1993 | Read Full Review of The Men and The Girls

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