Love songs and lies / Libby Purves.

By: Purves, Libby, 1950-Material type: TextTextPublication details: London : Hodder, 2007Description: pages cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780340837405 (pbk.); 0340837403 (pbk.); 034083739X (hbk.); 9780340837399 (hbk.)Subject(s): Female friendship -- Fiction | Women college students -- Fiction | Roommates -- Fiction | Women university students -- England -- Oxford -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- England -- Oxford -- Fiction | Oxford (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: General fiction. DDC classification: 823.914
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
Item type Current library Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection PUR 1 Available T00437021
Large Print Home Service
Large Print
Large Print PUR 2 Checked out 08/07/2022 T00459933
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Sally, Kate and Marienka. Three young women who meet as undergraduates in 1970s Oxford and share their romantically shabby canalside house with Max Bellinger - clever, attractive, enigmatic Max.

Sally - our narrator - idolises Max, who is something of an homme fatale . But it is Max's wayward rock singer brother, Marty, who is to play the most important role in her life, when one of his songs (for which she provided the lyrics) becomes an unexpected hit.

Although their paths diverge once they leave Oxford, Sally stays in touch with all the housemates and their lives remain interwoven throughout the momentous second half of the twentieth century.

Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2006.

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