The Spare Room (MP3 CD)

By Helen Garner, Heather Bolton (Read by)

Bolinda Audio, 9781489084118

Publication Date: December 1, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/2/2010)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (12/1/2009)
Hardcover (2/3/2009)
Compact Disc (6/25/2012)
Compact Disc (6/25/2012)
Compact Disc (5/1/2009)
MP3 CD (6/25/2012)
MP3 CD (6/25/2012)

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March 2009 Indie Next List

“How much can one friend be asked to give another? The Spare Room is a moving, powerful, and even funny story of two woman whose friendship is tested by cancer and an inability to let go of what was.”
— Aly Valentine, Harrison Street Books, Easton, MD
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Helen lovingly prepares her spare room for her friend Nicola. She is coming to visit for three weeks, to receive treatment she believes will cure her cancer. From the moment Nicola staggers off the plane, gaunt and hoarse but still somehow grand, Helen becomes her nurse, her guardian angel and her stony judge. The two women - one sceptical, one stubbornly serene - negotiate an unmapped path through Nicola's bizarre therapy, stumbling towards the novel's terrible and transcendent finale.