An extract from Unfaithfully Yours, by Nigel Williams

Extract published on July 10, 2013.

[product sku=”9781472106742″]When Elizabeth Price engages private detective Roland ‘Orlando’ Gibbons to find out the truth about her husband’s suspected affair, she unwittingly sets off a chain of correspondence that reunites four formerly close-knit couples. They all live just a few suburban streets away from each other; they are all still married; so how – and why – did they become so estranged? In a series of letters – from love notes to condolence messages (the latter one arriving some years late) – each protagonist is far more self-revealing than they would ever be in person. The result is an uproarious and poignant portrait of four marriages, and a story about how little we know those we think we know best.

Nigel Williams’ new novel of suburban intrigue and late-flowering lust (and love) Unfaithfully Yours heralds the return of one of the country’s finest comic writers, in peak condition: all hail Nigel Williams, chronicler of England’s sleepy suburbs, where all is not quite as cricket as it seems…



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