The Queen of the Tambourine

queenoftambThe Queen of the Tambourine
by Jane Gardham
1991/227 pages
rating: 8 / 20th cent. fiction

I’ve had this on my TBR list for way too long and finally and for reals I needed a break from all the depressing fiction I’ve been reading and remembered it was also recommended by a friend.   And I love Gardham whose final book in the Old Filth trilogy,  Last Friends,  has just been shortlisted for the Folio Prize 2014.

Eliza Peabody, a middle-age childless but married woman living somewhere near London is rather adrift in many ways.  Joan, her neighbor, >>>>MORE>>>>

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