Lee and Vic weren’t the only ones to love HRT: Husband Replacement Therapy by Kathy Lette… Here is what the QBD crew thought:
What do you do when you’re told you’ve got terminal cancer at 50? Take up crochet, get religion and bow out gracefully? Or upend your life and spend every remaining minute exploring new pleasures? Ruby is generous, sunny and funny – which is why all her friends, family and colleagues have turned up to celebrate her 50th birthday. Except instead of the warm, funny speech her guests were expecting, Ruby proceeds to tell them all exactly what she thinks of them, accuse her husband of infidelity (with evidence), and lambasts her calculating mother for spending her life playing her three daughters against each other. She then announces that she’s cashed out her life savings and plans on taking her two sisters cruising until she dies. But do they want to go with her? Written with Kathy’s trademark warmth and laugh-out-loud humour, HRT: Husband Replacement
Therapy is a witty and wonderful novel about putting yourself first.