Helen Hodgman's fifth book is a beautifully drawn domestic comedy and drama in which everyone, aged from ten to sixty, is planning what they will do when they 'grow up'.
Helen Hodgman was born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1945 and lived in Colchester, Essex, until 1958 when her family was sponsored by their local Rotary Club to be shipped off to Tasmania as part of the 'Bring Out a Briton' campaign. As an adult she returned to England, lived in London for ten years and worked at a variety of jobs, including bookmaker's clerk and domestic cleaner in order to help suport her daughter, herself and her writing. Eventually, having realised that in her youth she simply hadn't know when she was well off, she came back to Australia and settled on the mainland. Helen has had four previous novels published and is also the author of several screenplays for both television and film and the recipient of many prestigious scholarships and grants.
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