The Queen of the Tambourine
by Jane Gardham
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>>>>