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The Thursday friend / Catherine Cookson.

By: Cookson, Catherine [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Bantam Press, 1999Description: 296 pages : 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780552144384; 055214438X.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Marriage -- Fiction | Revenge -- Fiction | Secrets -- Fiction | Deception -- Fiction | English fiction -- 20th centuryDDC classification: Free Fiction
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"Hannah and Humphrey Drayton were regarded by all who knew them as the perfect married couple. However, Hannah soon came to realise that this stuffy, City broker was stifling her with his insistence that she should always comply with his wishes. The only relief she had from his tyranny was his absence on Thursday evenings, when he played bridge with a group of acquaintances, and at weekends, which he spent with an elderly couple who regarded him as the son they had never had. Hannah, in despair and in the face of her husband's ridicule, took refuge in her writing, and it was the completion of a book for children and an advertisement in the local newspaper that took her to the office of a publisher, a visit that was to change her life. There she was to meet David Graventon, an assistant to the publisher, and a man she was soon to think of as her Thursday friend. Taking advantage of Humphrey's absences, she and David would meet and talk, visit the theatre and the cinema - activities she had never enjoyed with her husband. He, of course, knew nothing of Hannah's 'other life', being preoccupied with protecting what he imagined were his future interests. But Humphrey had his own s

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