Arbery: Drama and Fiction, Old and New


June 26, 2020


At the end of the day, a grandmother looks back at her life from marriage to the present day. A virgin on her wedding night who becomes a reluctant mother with a philandering husband, a stay-at-home wife who in middle-age discovers business skills she never suspected, over decades this woman's emotions have been severely tested and sometimes rewarded.

Audio version of the one-woman by Martin Foreman, with Maggie Macleod, presented at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019. "four stars", All Edinburgh Theatre.

An earlier version of this story, set in North America, is in First and Fiftieth and other stories; order online at Arbery Books.

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