A delicately layered, humorous novel, deliciously written, ranging over time and place.In the aftermath of Barnaby Rivers' death, complictions arise for three beautiful women: Bella, Ruth and wicked old Jocasta. Now nothing can go on in the old way. Crisis looms.In her funniest novel yet, Barbara Else contrasts attitudes to beauty, motherhood . . . and men. Looking down on it all is Barnaby himself, not sure if he's an angel or ghost.
Used availability for Barbara Else's Three Pretty Widows
2000 : New Zealand Paperback
October 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition