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    • ISBN:9780755385126
    • Publication date:15 Mar 2012

Isabel's Bed

By Elinor Lipman

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'Imagine, if you can, a cross between Phillip Roth and Melissa Bank' Maggie O'Farrell, Independent on Sunday

Isabel is a glamorous blonde with a sensational past; Harriet is a bookish single would-be writer who never takes risks - except once. That risk is to answer an advert; Isabel wants to tell her story and only a ghostwriter, constantly on-hand in her luxurious Cape Cod hideaway, will be able to do it for her. The job goes to Harriet, who quickly discovers that living with Isabel is a lesson - in sex-appeal, in secrets and in seizing the moment - she's needed all her life.

Biographical Notes

Elinor Lipman`s sharp, funny, life-enhancing fiction is loved by readers everywhere, and by writers as varied as Anita Shreve and Nigella Lawson, Maggie O`Farrell and Carol Shields. Her novels include The Inn at Lake Devine, Isabel`s Bed and The Way Men Act. Lipman`s novel Then She Found Me was the basis for a major film of the same name, released in 2008.

She lives in New York.

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  • ISBN: 9780755329465
  • Publication date: 05 Jun 2006
  • Page count: 416
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