Georgie Sinclair's husband has walked out; her sixteen-year-old son is busy surfing born-again websites; and all those overdue articles for Adhesives in the Modern World are getting her down. So when Georgie spots Mrs Shapiro, an eccentric old Jewish emigre neighbour with an eye for a bargain... read more
“Mum liked to join in the carols. Her voice, piercing and slightly off key, used to make me cringe with embarrassment. But as I got older, I cultivated a blank what-d'you-think-you're-looking at stare for the people in the pews in front when they craned round to see who was making the racket.”Georgie Sinclair
“It was books that had changed my life - had catapulted me out of the coal-smoke semis of Kippax into university and a wider world beyond.”Georgie Sinclair.
“Sometimes when I try to understand what's going on in the world, I find myself thinking about glue.”
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