The Tennis Party [Madeleine Wickham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book. n Tennis. The Tennis Party [Madeleine Wickham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A weekend tennis party becomes a hilarious, wicked study of. It was Patrick’s idea that they should have the tennis party. Desirable Residence: A Novel of Love and Real Estate by Madeleine Wickham Paperback $

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The books don’t have to be read in order of the series, the characters in the books are different from each other but they all are brilliantly described and set the image of them in your mind. Recriminations are exchanged all around before this houseparty from hell adjourns for the weekend. Wish I never had read really. Probably the worst Madeleine Wickham book there is. Jan 08, Zaneta Matuska rated it did not like it.

Books by Madeleine Wickham. This was indeed the stage of the game where the audience becomes more fascinating than padty players. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

A nice break if you have mainly been reading serious dark stuff. Every type of cliche you can think of us present: The media covers that topic constantly and I don’t find that entertaining.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I second the saying of a fellow goodreads member, couldn’t say it better: Both the author and reader win this game of literary tennis, a comedy of manners in oarty British first-novelist Wickham aces the shallow rich, displaying a wicked backhand along the way. Jan 07, Kate rated it liked it. Perhaps it was the eickham champers, but I rallied ha!

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Never mind all that. The rich snobs The rich but common as muck The ex wife The horsey child Definitely one to miss. When not writing, she spends time in the garden attempting to differentiate between flowers and weeds, and in the allotment attempting to grow vegetables.

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If you would like to quote MORE than words, please ask us first via the email address in the Contact details. Is this feature helpful? Your subscription to Read More was successful. After all, he has the perfect setting — the White House, bought out of his ;arty as an investment banker. Have now read all of the Madeleine Wickham books apart from The Gatecrasher and have found most of them to be really odd.

Jackie December 15, Educated at New College, Oxford, she worked as a financial journalist before turning to fiction. I finished reading partyy tennis tthe last week. Mar 31, ais ariani rated it did not like it. I quite enjoyed this one, and would have loved to be a “fly on the wall” at this weekend tennis party.


As long as you don’t take the book seriously it is a good read for while on holiday etc. Mar 01, Lele rated it it was ok. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Also by Madeleine Wickham. No real stand-out players, though the final match rally was unexpectedly mqdeleine.

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Tee hee, so glad you enjoyed it, Kirsty! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I have a few more MW books but if they don’t grab me quickly I shall tar them with the same brush prty pointless, boring, waste of time. This book was truly a struggle to get through. Most of the characters were obnoxious and throwing them together for a weekend brought out the worst of their bad behavior.

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Showing of 60 reviews. English Choose a language for shopping. The Tennis Party It was Patrick’s idea to have the tennis party weekend, and his new home is the perfect setting. I found this pretty uninteresting, it wasn’t a strong story and the characters were fairly weak. Sign up to our newsletter using your fennis. Apr 01, Helen rated it did not like it.