FLYING UNDER BRIDGES is Sandi Toksvig's hugely enjoyable everyday tale of morals, marriage and murder.
Inge Holbrook has lived the highlife ever since she left her sleepy Home Counties hometown of Edenford. Still fantastically fit at forty-plus, she has gone from Olympic gold medallist to becoming one of the 'faces' of the BBC. Blonde (since '87), tanned (since Christmas in the Caribbean) long legs (since for ever), she has an aura of success that never fails to be attractive.
Eve Marshall hasn't. Catching her reflection in a tinfoil turkey display at her local supermarket, she sees someone old and fat, someone who looks like somebody's mother. Unlike her school friend Inge, Eve never left suburbia. Her contribution to the world wasn't to write or invent or win anything, but her two children, Tom and Shirley.
Inge and Eve are part of the same generation, grew up in the same town, went to the same school together. But adult life has left them with nothing in common apart from their past - until the summer when their lives become entwined again, when one becomes a killer, and the other approves ...
full of moments of farce and humorous apercu. - THE TIMES
quirky social comedy stuffed with smart one-liners. - WOMAN AND HOME
good timing and an instinctive ability to intrigue. - ATTITUDE
The middle-English middle class is perfectly pin pointed...very funnny. - TIME OUT
Sandi Toksvig OBE, was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and brought up around the world in Europe, Africa and the United States. She is well known to UK audiences as a broadcaster and is currently the host of BBC2's hugely popular quiz show QI.
Sandi worked on three delightful series of GBBO before stepping down in early 2020 to make more time for her other projects. Much of Sandi's time is devoted to writing and in 2019 she became president of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain. Sandi has written more than twenty fiction and non-fiction books for children and adults.
Sandi is an activist for gender equality. In 2014 she co-founded the Women's Equality Party.