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Fly in the Ointment

Fly in the Ointment

(2008)
(A book in the Anne Fine's Adult Novels series)
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Guilt's in the eye of the beholder. So you tell me what you think you'd have done. You be the judge. When, like her cold and indifferent husband, Lois' old life vanishes into thin air, she can't help snatching at the opportunity to come alive. There's only one fly in the ointment: Janie Gay, the feckless and spiteful mother of her wayward son's child. But as Lois takes her second - and redeeming - chance at love, she finds herself on a collision course with a society that claims to support and protect. She lays her plans, and suddenly it seems that all those years of nurturing her own deep-frozen heart may not have been so wasted after all... In this, her seventh novel, Anne Fine offers a deeply chilling portrayal of what can happen when the remorseless convictions of society clash with the impulse of a determined mother.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2008 : UK Hardback
Title: Fly in the Ointment
Author(s): Anne Fine
ISBN: 0-7531-8102-9 / 978-0-7531-8102-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Fly in the Ointment
Author(s): Anne Fine
ISBN: 0-593-05993-X / 978-0-593-05993-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

January 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: Fly in the Ointment
Author(s): Anne Fine
ISBN: 0-552-77467-7 / 978-0-552-77467-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Swan
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Audio Editions

October 2008 : USA Audio edition
Title: Fly in the Ointment
Author(s): Anne Fine
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   

October 2008 : UK Audio edition
Title: Fly in the Ointment
Author(s): Anne Fine
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2008 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Fly in the Ointment
Author(s): Anne Fine
ISBN: 0-7531-3184-6 / 978-0-7531-3184-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2008 : UK Audio CD
Title: Fly in the Ointment
Author(s): Anne Fine
ISBN: 0-7531-3185-4 / 978-0-7531-3185-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Fly in the Ointment
Author(s): Anne Fine
Publisher: Transworld Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   



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