By Fay Weldon


Consider Vivien in November 1922: she is twenty-four, and a spinster. She wears fashionable clothes, but she is plain and - almost worse in those times - intelligent. At nearly six foot tall, she is known unkindly by her family as ‘the giantess.' Fortunately, Vivien is rich, so she can travel to London and bribe a charismatic gentleman publisher to marry her. What he does not know is that Vivien is pregnant with another man’s child, and will die in childbirth in just a few months...

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Narrator Julian Clary
Length 7hrs 30mins
Catalogue No. 14558
Publisher Lamplight Audio; 2016
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