Originally published in 1954, and set between the wars, An Impossible Marriage is the classic coming-of-age story of a young woman forced to grow up too quickly when she marries a much older man. Living out her bright, happy teenage years in ...
south-west London, Christine's principal worries are jealousy of her dazzling best friend Iris Allbright, and avoiding the disapproval of her manager if she's late from her lunch break. But when Chris is suddenly whisked off her feet by the mysterious -- and much older -- Ned Skelton, life changes for her almost overnight. Choosing to give up her job as a secretary in order to marry, Christine commits herself to life with Ned, only to discover that this beguiling man may not be the person she originally thought.