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Description - The Sunshine Cruise Company by John Niven

Susan Frobisher and Julie Wickham are turning sixty. They live in a small Dorset town and have been friends since school. On the surface Susan has it all - a lovely house and a long marriage to accountant Barry. Life has not been so kind to Julie, but now, with several failed businesses and bad relationships behind her, she has found stability- living in a council flat and working in an old people?s home. Then Susan?s world is ripped apart when Barry is found dead in a secret flat - or rather, a sex dungeon. It turns out Barry has been leading a double life as a swinger. He?s run up a fortune in debts and now the bank is going to take Susan?s home.Until, under the influence of an octogenarian gangster named Nails, the women decide that, rather than let the bank take everything Susan has, they?re going to take the bank. With the help of Nails and the thrill-crazy, wheelchair-bound Ethel they pull off the daring robbery, but soon find that getting away with it is not so easy.The Sunshine Cruise Company is a sharp satire on friendship, ageing, the English middle classes and the housing bubble from one of Britain's sharpest and funniest writers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780434023189
ISBN-10: 0434023183
Format: Hardback
(222mm x 144mm x 33mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: William Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Niven

John Niven was born in Irvine, Ayrshire. He is the author of the novella Music from Big Pink and the novels Kill Your Friends, The Amateurs, The Second Coming, Cold Hands and Straight White Male.

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