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by | Read by Jan Francis

Fiction • 19.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1998

In this glib British comedy, the title character marries a boorish drunkard who further erodes her shaky self-esteem. After he urinates on the baby-sitter's new trench coat, she resolves to divorce him. But she's a bit scatterbrained, a bit wimpy, and there are many banana peels for her to slip on before she reaches the end of the road. A capable comedienne, Jan Francis energetically delivers every pratfall as if it were actually funny. She squeaks irritatingly in the higher register but otherwise does a more than capable job. Y.R. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 03/JAN 04]



Book pak • BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers • 2003

CS ISBN 0754009599 $110.95 • Fourteen cassettes

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