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I can see why Madeleine changed her name before starting the shopaholic series. I read this one in 2 days. It was a bit slow for me and didn’t have as much British humor as Wickham’s other books.

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Fay H rated it liked it Aug 13, No eBook available Amazon. The wealthy entrepreneur Patrick and his not-so-upwardly mobile wife Caroline are hosting three couples for a sort of house party, ostensibly to Kate on In conversation with The Book….

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I can imagine she had a reputation as being quite a poor writer after releasing these books”.

Patrick Chance’s tennis party is not about tennis: Some Interesting twists and funny moments.

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Apr 03, Sarah rated it did not like it Shelves: However I was pleasantly surprised He hasn’t actually told Caroline, his brash and beautiful wife, teh the real reason for the party is. This book was truly a struggle to get through. However, after this sorry book, I am done. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!


Start reading 40 Love: St Martins Pr April 1, Language: The Shopaholic novels series focuses on the misadventures of Becky Bloomwood, a financial journalist who cannot manage her Madeleine Wickham born 12 December temnis a bestselling British author under her pseudonym, Sophie Kinsella.

The women were, on the whole, only marginally better: Behind her Pimm’s-induced laughter, she is happy to welcome their former neighbours Stephen and Annie, less glad to see newly wealthy Charles and his aristocratic wife Cressida, and barely tolerates competitive Don and Valerie.

Refresh and try again. She lives in London with her paty and children. Also by Madeleine Wickham. When the first ball is served, it signals the start of two days of revelations, shocks, the arrival of an unwanted guest and the realisation that the weekend is about anything but tennis.

See all 60 reviews. The characters were hard to follow at the beginning but became richer as the madelenie progressed.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Throughout the entire series, her obsession with shopping and the complications that imparts on her life are central themes. The Tennis Party only.

I guess it was to show how current and hip Wickham can be but I wiclham it wasn’t necessary. The only reason it took me that long was because my commute to work by train is much faster and once I arrive at work – of course I have to put it away – until my commute back home.

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While the couples’ children amuse themselves with pony rides and rehearsals for a play, the adults suffer a series of personal revelations and crises. Roslyn Back rated it really liked it Dec 16, Quoting from Vulpes Libris You are very welcome to quote up to words from any article posted on Vulpes Libris – as long as you quote accurately, give us due credit and link back iwckham the original post.


A decent enough game, if you like this sort of thing. Riveting from start to finish. Write a customer review.

A bunch of stuck up rich idiots all together for a tennis party. The children dotted around seemed quite sensible and I was strangely relieved whenever they appeared. When you said you were relieved when the kids came around, I knew the book was hopeless. Dec 05, Neni Puji Artanti rated it it was ok.

I have read several books by Madeleine Wickham and have yet to read one that I did not like. Search Vulpes Libris Search for: Kinda wishing I had bought it in regular form rather than on my Kindle so I could sell it back. Hilary December 14, Karina Litt rated it it was ok May 04, Both the author and reader win this game of literary tennis, a comedy of manners in which British first-novelist Wickham aces the shallow rich, displaying a wicked backhand along the way.

Throw in a gratuitous number of f-bombs and it just wasn’t pleasant reading Hope it’s not a realistic account otherwise I never want to be rich!!!

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