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The Grown-ups free pdf A hugely readable story of sexual intrigue, vanity, nemesis and unexpected death 'There are no grown-ups.' Everyone in this wickedly entertaining novel, whatever their age, bullies or deceives or adores someone else, in the merciless playgrounds of London flats, country villages, television studios and conferences. At the centre of it all is Leo Ulm, social scientist and media guru, who magnetizes his wives, lovers and friends with his fading brilliance. He obsesses them all, including clear-eyed Clara, though she may often wish he were dead. The god of his own universe, Leo is monstrously vain and arrogant - until something happens which leaves all the women in his life in shock. Then, perhaps, Clara begins to grow up...

About Victoria Glendinning

Victoria Glendinning is the award-winning biographer of TROLLOPE, ELIZABETH BOWEN, EDITH SITWELL, VITA SACKVILLE-WEST, REBECCA WEST and JONATHAN SWIFT. Her other novels, FLIGHT AND ELECTRICITY, were critical and commercial successes. She divides her time between London, Provence and Ireland.

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Author : Victoria Glendinning
Publisher : Scribner
Data Published : 06 October 2003
ISBN : 0743232186
EAN : 9780743232180
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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