The weekend

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  • Published: 2019
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People went on about death bringing friends together, but it wasn't true. The graveyard, the stony dirt - that's what it was like now . . . Despite the three women knowing each other better than their own siblings, Sylvie's death had opened up strange caverns of distance between them. Four older women have a lifelong friendship of the best kind: loving, practical, frank and steadfast. But when Sylvie dies, the ground shifts dangerously for the remaining three. Can they survive together without her? They are Jude, a once-famous restaurateur, Wendy, an acclaimed public intellectual, and Adele, a renowned actress now mostly out of work. Struggling to recall exactly why they've remained close all these years, the grieving women gather for Christmas at Sylvie's old beach house - not for festivities, but to clean the place out before it is sold. Without Sylvie to maintain the group's delicate equilibrium, frustrations build and painful memories press in. Fraying tempers, an elderly dog, unwelcome guests and too much wine collide in a storm that brings long-buried hurts to the surface - and threatens to sweep away their friendship for good.

Related Subjects

Friendship--Fiction.
Interpersonal relations--Fiction.
Australian fiction.

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ISBN:

9781760292010 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Wood, Charlotte, 1965-

Title:

The weekend / Charlotte Wood.

Publication Info:

Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2019.

Publication Info:

©2019

Physical description:

259 pages ; 24 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Subject term:

Friendship--Fiction.

Subject term:

Interpersonal relations--Fiction.

Subject term:

Australian fiction.

Genre index term:

Domestic fiction.

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