Going Dutch

Going Dutch

Book - 2007
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When Jo's husband trades her in for a younger model, she finds herself living in a houseboat on the Thames. Used to having her feet firmly on dry land, she realises she'll need more than a few culinary skills to keep herself afloat. Getting last-minute cold feet, Dora has ditched her fiance, fled village life and a domineering mother."
Publisher: London : Century, 2007.
ISBN: 9781846050886
184605088X
9781846050893
1846050898
Branch Call Number: FICTION Fforde Katie 07/2007
Characteristics: 389 p. ;,23 cm.

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Irene99
May 20, 2014

Delightful read. Be prepared to go on an interesting journey. There are two main characters, a young and older woman, both unlucky in love, who learn to follow their hearts. Their relationship (with each other) is endearing. Caution: be prepared to gain a little weight - this book is filled with scrumptious eating. For some reason it is also filled with lots of alcohol being used to dull the senses. That part I wonder about. But overall another sweet read from Katie Fford.

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yachtsalal
Jan 20, 2012

Tte only reason I picked up this book was because of the cover photo of English narrowboats on a canal. I don't understand how this book got published - I was so stunned by its dreadful writing I read the whole thing with a sick facscination! This author must be about 15 years old and that's doing a disservice to 15 year olds! She can't have done more than five minutes of research. Makes me want to quit my job and do some writing!!!

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