Patricia’s marriage of eleven years is over. Despite her doubts about the arrival of Brian, a dog who has become a father-substitute for her ten year old daughter Rachel, Patricia is more than ready for a fulfilled life as a single parent. But then the matchmaking begins. Even her most trusted friends are determined to provide her with potential lovers, all of whom she skilfully manages to avoid – that is until Roland, who is deeply unsuitable, arrives on the scene.
Reviews for Mavis Cheek’s Dog Days:
‘As in all good stories, Cheek makes us hope for the best.’ Daily Mail
‘The observation is acute and the writing full of verve.’ Today
‘Taking dead aim at complacency and pretension, Mavis Cheek is Jane Austen in modern dress’ The Boston Globe