A Field Of Four Leaf Clover
The Silver Ladies Do Lunch by Judy Leigh is a most delightful contemporary novel that I adored.
The tale is about community, love and friendship. The reader drops in to glimpse friendships formed fifty years ago in primary school, remain. The village is community-minded. They laugh together, love together and provide support where it is needed.
All the characters are well drawn and realistic. They are an eclectic bunch, such as you would find in any close-knit community. They have very differing traits from Dangerous Dave to a pig named Nadine who is very much a character in her own right. Their interactions are wonderful to witness. There were times when I literally laughed out loud.
I also enjoyed the fact that the majority of characters were over sixty with the former teacher being ninety years old. Growing old does not mean we cannot have fun. The former teacher still had the authority to put her former pupils in their places too!Continue reading