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The age of discretion / Virginia Duigan.

By: Duigan, Virginia [author,, narrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Edgecliff, N.S.W., Ventura, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 346 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1925384667; 9781925384666.Subject(s): Older women -- Fiction | Dating services -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Dating (Social customs) -- FictionGenre/Form: Humorous stories. | Domestic fiction.DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: When the sex in Vivien Quarry's thirty-two-year marriage dwindles to nothing, her husband Geoff finally gives her a reason: 'Men are hardwired to not find older women attractive'. This unforgivable statement, uttered by a man long past his Adonis years, prompts Vivien to take drastic action. At sixty-seven, she most definitely doesn't feel 'past it', and so enlists the services of the enigmatic Martin Glover from The Discretion Agency. Under the sardonic eye of her oldest friend Jules, a world-famous operatic soprano facing the closing years of a brilliant career, Viv embarks on a series of wildly unpredictable, and sometimes hilariously cringeworthy dates -- with wholly unexpected consequences. Told with great humour and heart, the accomplished Virginia Duigan delivers a provocative and profoundly relatable story that proves living is not reserved for the young.
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When the sex in Vivien Quarry's thirty-two-year marriage dwindles to nothing, her husband Geoff finally gives her a reason: 'Men are hardwired to not find older women attractive'.<br> <br> This unforgivable statement, uttered by a man long past his Adonis years, prompts Vivien to take drastic action. At sixty-seven, she most definitely doesn't feel 'past it', and so enlists the services of the enigmatic Martin Glover from The Discretion Agency. <br> <br> Under the sardonic eye of her oldest friend Jules, a world-famous operatic soprano facing the closing years of a brilliant career, Viv embarks on a series of wildly unpredictable, and sometimes hilariously cringeworthy dates - with wholly unexpected consequences.<br> <br> Told with great humour and heart, the accomplished Virginia Duigan delivers a provocative and profoundly relatable story that proves living is not reserved for the young.<br> <br> Praise for Virginia's past novels <br> <br> 'Highly recommended.' ABC's The Book Show <br> <br> 'Captivating' The Australian <br> <br> 'Duigan is a wonderful writer' The Sunday Telegraph <br>

When the sex in Vivien Quarry's thirty-two-year marriage dwindles to nothing, her husband Geoff finally gives her a reason: 'Men are hardwired to not find older women attractive'. This unforgivable statement, uttered by a man long past his Adonis years, prompts Vivien to take drastic action. At sixty-seven, she most definitely doesn't feel 'past it', and so enlists the services of the enigmatic Martin Glover from The Discretion Agency. Under the sardonic eye of her oldest friend Jules, a world-famous operatic soprano facing the closing years of a brilliant career, Viv embarks on a series of wildly unpredictable, and sometimes hilariously cringeworthy dates -- with wholly unexpected consequences. Told with great humour and heart, the accomplished Virginia Duigan delivers a provocative and profoundly relatable story that proves living is not reserved for the young.

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