By Shireen Jilla
Outdated neighbors, NEW LIES
Twenty years in the past, they have been the simplest of neighbors. whilst Connie invitations her collage gang at the vacation of a life-time, a safari within the Kalahari, they've got little in universal anymore. Is getting them again jointly a bad mistake?
Connie is lonely. along with her kids at secondary tuition and an formidable MP husband, who's on a regular basis adulterous, she is looking for her personal objective in existence. She feels insecure subsequent to Sara, a pushed, defiantly unmarried barrister, and has conflicted emotions in the direction of her past love, the freshly-divorced Luke, whose personal secrets and techniques threaten to crush him.
Despite the undercurrent of anxiety, they're drawn into the journey and start to take pleasure in one another once again, 1000000 miles clear of their day-by-day matters. They eventually have house to discover what fairly issues to them. yet a sequence of occasions and revelations convey new demanding situations to the group.
Conservative attorney Matt doubtfully confides he's having a surrogate child; Sara questions her personal professionalism as her most recent homicide trial comes lower than scrutiny; Daniel discovers his craving to shop for land and positioned down roots, which his accomplice Alan doesn't percentage, and Lizzie struggles with emotions of jealousy which are towards domestic than is cozy for an individual.
As their lives begin to resolve, they see how they're all associated jointly. New relationships are shaped, previous ones run their direction, and extra information from domestic brings extra tragedy.
Can the stark good looks and calm of the Kalahari support them rediscover the friendship that binds them jointly? Will all of them make it again to London in a single piece?
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The Art of Unpacking Your Life by Shireen Jilla