A Friend Of The Family

Hardcover – Michael Joseph, 3 July 2004
Paperback – Penguin, 5 February 2004

Brothers Tony, Sean and Ned had the perfect upbringing. They adore their parents and actually look forward to coming home for Sunday lunch. But now they’re grown up, real life is starting to get in the way. Tony’s dealing with divorce and a weight problem. Novelist Sean is up against a serious case of writer’s block and a shock announcement from his ‘perfect’ new girlfriend. Their parents have a new lodger, Gervase; why is Bernie, their mum, so keen to give this unsavoury waif a home? And what is the real reason for kid brother Ned’s surprise return from his travels in Australia?

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