The perfect family celebration requires the perfect family... Alice Dunlop knows the best things in life are free. But the approach of her 40 th wedding anniversary and 60 th birthday surely warrants a proper celebration. With visions of a glorious family gathering complete with a marquee, champagne and beautiful sunshine, Alice has big plans for the big day. Her husband David isnat so enthused. He seems to have lost his lust for life since retiring from his job. And heas not the only one who isnat in the mood to celebrate. Each of Alice and Davidas four grown-up children has their own problems to contend with and things arenat going as smoothly as any of them had hoped. As Alice focuses on preparations for the party, her family begins to unravel around her. Even her husbandas sudden rise from apathy isnat as great a blessing as it first appears. Itas only a matter of time before Alice as special day is at risk of disaster...They had a spare room withan empty chest of drawers and a fitted wardrobe containing nothing but Rachela#39;s work suits ... They seemed to have regained something ofwhat theywere asa couple before children interrupted their lives, and weanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Garden Party|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-01-06|