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Kiss and Kin
Kiss and Kin
Oliver and his wife arrive to attend the birthday party of grandchild Hugo. Harriet is also on her way. Oliver and Harriet have been at odds since the wedding of their children. Harriet's son Roderick, a successful banker, is married to Jennifer, who works in publishing. Attempting to reconcile their careers, marriage and children leads the two generations to walk a danger ...more
Published February 28th 1998 by Chivers Audio Books
(first published January 1st 1997)
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Two generations walk a dangerous tightrope between fidelity and parenthood, each guarding past and present secrets, the revelation of which, in the heat of passion, may destroy the carefully erected boundaries of tradition and propriety. A hoghly readable tale about love and loss. Duty and desire.
Angela Maria Helps was born on 14 April 1940, to a English civil servant and a German-born housewife. She wanted to be a writer from childhood. She read politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford. In 1962, she married Martin Lambert, they had a son a daughter, but the union ended five years later, when he left her with two young children to support. She also had other daughter with the Hungarian ...more