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The Summerhouse Trilogy

(1991)
(The Clothes in the Wardrobe Trilogy)
(A book in the Summerhouse Trilogy series)
An omnibus of novels by

 
Margaret and Syl are getting married. Alas for Margaret, who views her impending union with the odious Syl in the same way a ship must view a shipwreck. Alas for Mrs. Monro, Syl's mother, who harbours severe doubts about the entire male gender -- not least of all her son. Alas for Lili, the high-spirited temptress who is willing to do anything to prevent this disastrous misalliance, even if that means sacrificing herself. And hooray for The Summerhouse Trilogy, which follows the ominous weeks before Margaret's wedding through the eyes of these three highly biased narrators. Fizzing with wit and the rueful wisdom of women who have seen -- and borne -- every species of masculine misbahaviour, this delectable and unexpectedly serious comedy was the inspiration for an acclaimed BBC TV film.

    

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Paperback Editions

April 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Summer House: A Trilogy
Author(s): Alice Thomas Ellis
ISBN: 1-58988-086-2 / 978-1-58988-086-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paul Dry Books
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December 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Summerhouse Trilogy (VMC)
Author(s): Alice Thomas Ellis
ISBN: 1-84408-084-6 / 978-1-84408-084-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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November 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Summer House: A Trilogy
Author(s): Alice Thomas Ellis
ISBN: 1-58579-028-1 / 978-1-58579-028-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Akadine Pr
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December 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Summerhouse: A Trilogy
Author(s): Alice Thomas Ellis
ISBN: 0-14-023876-X / 978-0-14-023876-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
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January 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Clothes in the Wardrobe Trilogy: "Clothes in the Wardrobe", "Skeleton in the Cupboard" and "Fly in the Ointment"
Author(s): Alice Thomas Ellis
ISBN: 0-14-017143-6 / 978-0-14-017143-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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November 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Summerhouse Trilogy: The Clothes in the Wardrobe; the Skeleton in the Cupboard; the Fly in the Ointment: "Clothes in the Wardrobe", "Skeleton in the Cupboard" and "Fly in the Ointment"
Author(s): Alice Thomas Ellis
ISBN: 0-14-013334-8 / 978-0-14-013334-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Kindle Editions

April 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer House: A Trilogy
Author(s): Alice Thomas Ellis
Publisher: Paul Dry Books
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