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The Little Black Dress

(2021)
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Pru is on her own. But then, so are plenty of other people. And while the loneliness can be overwhelming, surely she'll find a party somewhere?

'Moggach is at the height of her powers' Sunday Times

Pru's husband has walked out, leaving her alone to contemplate her future. She's missing not so much him, but the life they once had - picnicking on the beach with small children, laughing together, nestling up like spoons in the cutlery drawer as they sleep. Now there's just a dip on one side of the bed and no-one to fill it.

In a daze, Pru goes off to a friend's funeral. Usual old hymns, words of praise and a eulogy but...it doesn't sound like the friend Pru knew. And it isn't. She's gone to the wrong service. Everyone was very welcoming, it was - oddly - a laugh, and more excitement than she's had for ages. So she buys a little black dress in a charity shop and thinks, now I'm all set, why not go to another? I mean, people don't want to make a scene at a funeral, do they? No-one will challenge her - and what harm can it do?

'Full of warmth and humour, as well as blistering truths' Daily Mirror

Genre: General Fiction

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July 2021 : UK Hardback
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Paperback Editions

July 2021 : UK Paperback
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Kindle Editions

July 2021 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Black Dress: By the author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Author(s): Deborah Moggach
Publisher: Tinder Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU