Gwen's husband, Edgar, walks out on their marriage in pursuit of excitement.
The requisite red convertible, however, leads not to eternal youth but to a premature death by the 8.20 eastbound train.
The story then follows Gwen and her uncharacteristic behaviour in the wake of Edgar's death.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 270 pages
- Publisher: The Women's Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/11/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780704346574