By Helen Hodgman

Helen Hodgman's vintage novel, with an creation by way of Danielle Wood.

A younger spouse and mom watches a clock that turns out eternally caught at three-in-the-afternoon. Her neighbour obsesses over front garden, and the ladies on the neighborhood seashore chatter approximately knitting styles. Her husband did not come domestic final night.

She lives for Tuesdays and Thursdays, while the newborn is with better half's mother and she or he can break out to a much less humdrum lifestyles. Jonathan, guy approximately city, is Tuesday. Ben, a freethinking artist, is Thursday.

But Jonathan is in deep trouble, and Thursdays are turning bitter. Very sour.

A marvelous, acerbic story of a crack-up in stultifying suburbia, Blue Skies marked the emergence of a different voice in Australian fiction.

'A pleasure to read.' The Times

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