This is a collection of Marie Joseph's most outstanding short stories, previously published in magazines in the 1960s and 1970s. There is the young mother who eventually discovers nothing can compare with Christmas at home with her husband and children; a couple who are brought together again with unexpected help from a feline source; and a younger sister's wedding which brings faint misgivings and memories from the past. With compassion, insight and humour these stories explore the themes of love - its hopes, joys, disappointments and reconciliations. All are told through the sepia of nostalgia and tinged with the irony that is Marie Joseph's Hallmarks.He thought of Janea#39;s bedroom back at home, with its peach-pink walls, its white fitted wardrobes and big windows overlooking the lawn and the apple trees. Well, they had asked for his opinion, and he would give it them. Without mincing hisanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Way We Were|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2012-03-31|