The Latecomer

Random House, 1997. Winner of a Betty Trask Award

Original paperback

Judge Fay Weldon wrote: ‘Walshe’s cool, unblinking, intelligent stare at contemporary society is both funny and frightening. And vastly entertaining.’

Also in German…

‘…a brilliant analysis of a friendship…and treads the thin line between comedy and realism with admirable precision.’ Sunday Times

‘…waspishly clever novel [that] focuses on the bitter rivalries that can exist between couples.’ Cosmopolitan

‘I enjoyed it enormously and would recommend it to all.’ The Bookseller

‘…a compulsive comedy about two couples…’ She

‘A very stylish, slick and amusing book of manners with an amusing and very entertaining style all of its own.’ Good Housekeeping

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