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Extended Audio Sample The Vacillations of Poppy Carew, by Mary Wesley
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (303 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mary Wesley Narrator: Anna Massey Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Poppy Carew, smarting and in shock because her live-in lover has left her for a richer woman, is called to the bedside of her dying father, a wonderful, loveable eccentric who dies laughing. He asks as his last request that he be buried in style by an undertaker who specialises in fun funerals. He also astonishes Poppy by leaving her a large sum of money.

As news of her good fortune spreads, other friends of friends, acquaintances of her dead father (who appears to have made his fortune by being nice to old ladies) and, not least, her ex-lover emerge. Suddenly there are too many choices for Poppy Carew. Download and start listening now!

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Celia Powell | 8/31/2013

    " I generally like Mary Wesley's books - they're my snuggly, comfort reads. I think is probably my least favourite - so many of the characters were intensely irritating rather than the endearingly quirky that Wesley usually evokes. Disappointing. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by J | 1/11/2013

    " Mary Wesley's stories are populated by quirky personalities. Some you'll like and some you won't, but all of them you'll believe. I read Poppy Carew in a weekend maybe fifteen years ago and it's still a favorite of mine. Why? Because it made me laugh. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Catherine Robertson | 1/11/2012

    " Mary Wesley is most certainly not all sweetness and light. That's what makes her wonderful "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Patricia | 6/26/2011

    " I'm stuck on Mary Wesley at the moment. Easy read but there are some worrying views about relationships between men and women. "

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