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  • Hodder & Stoughton

The Proposal

7 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Romance

Fans of Mike Gayle will enjoy this original, funny and moving story about loyalty and infidelity, stretching the boundaries of friendship and confronting the past.


Back at university Dominic makes a drunken pact with Lucy: if neither of us are married by 35, lets marry each other.


They are 35. And they are condering if it could actually work. Dominic's quit life as a brilliant New York ad exec and moved back to London to find out. Lucy is a single mother and doesn't know whether to take him seriously.

The proposal would be ideal - if only he wasn't already married, she hadn't tried marriage once before, and their sex wasn't quite so bad...

Can friendship be redesigned to make a marriage

Or is there too much excess baggage

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Praise for The Proposal

  • A witty read and an interesting peep into the male psyche - New Woman on THE PROPOSAL

  • Funny ... gives Mike Gayle a run for his money - Daily Mirror

  • If you liked Four Weddings . . . you'll love THE FINISHING LINE - The Times

  • The male Bridget Jones . . . Perceptive and amusing! - More! on THE FINISHING LINE

  • Funny and touching - Cosmopolitan on THE FINISHING LINE

  • Bloody good read . . . a great insight into what makes men tick - New Woman on THE FINISHING LINE

  • Touching read . . . we'd like some more - it's charming and funny - Heat on THE FINISHING LINE

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