Frank Attercliffe, at forty-seven, is growing old. Confronted by a wife who insists on returning home after leaving him for a richer man, by his five children and their multifarious demands, he struggles to re-animate the virtues of the past. A sportswriter and formerly a professional footballer, he faces the additional tribulation of losing his job, a fate finally overshadowed by the death of his only friend.
A book with a stoically enduring hero and characters that are solid, believable people.
- Publication Date:
- 03 / 03 / 2000
- 127 x 198mm