The light-hearted, hilarious and gorgeous novel from the much-loved classic author.
As a librarian, Imogen read a lot of books, but none of them covered real life on the Riviera. Her holiday with tennis ace, Nicky, and the whole glamorous coterie of journalist, playboy, photographer, was a revelation - and so was she. A prize worth winning. A wild Yorkshire rose among the thorny model girls, Cable and Yvonne, with a rare asset that they'd mislaid years ago...
But the path of a jet-set virgin in that lovely wicked world was a hard one. Imogen began to wonder if virtue really was its own reward...
Everybody loves Jilly Cooper:
'Joyful and mischeivous' Jojo Moyes
'A delight from start to finish' Daily Mail
'Fun, sexy and unputdownable' Marian Keyes
'Escape into an alternative universe in which all is right with the world' Guardian
'Flawlessly entertaining' Helen Fielding
'Sex and horses: who could ask for more?' Sunday Telegraph
"Jilly is about bringing joy into your life: daft, silly, boozy joy . . . There is no one else like Cooper."
"Jilly Cooper is a national treasure."
"Her comedies of manners rival Nancy Mitford, if not Jane Austen."
"[Jilly Cooper has a] near-magical ability to conjure up a world and populate it with people for whom you feel a deep affection."
"Jilly has given more pleasure to more girls and women than anyone else alive today... [with her] familiar warmth and irrepressible humour."
The inimitable Jilly Cooper may be known for her racy novels, but she started her writing life as a marriage columnist, meaning she has plenty to say on love, relationships and life’s biggest questions
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