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From the book jacket: Lovely, myopic, nineteen-year-old Hebe overhears a family conference. Her grandfather has convinced her three horsey sisters and their successful husbands that Hebe's unexpected pregnancy must be terminated. Hebe, dissenting, flees into the night. Twelve summers later she is living happily alone in a seaside town in Cornwall, supporting her son at an expensive boarding school by her two chief talents- cooking and making love. These she exercises-with dignity, in privacy, and for profit-except when her son is around. Hebe manages her lovers-the Syndicate-with endearing charm until the unexpected happens and the separate strands of her life become entrancingly entangled.
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