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Wishful thinking: Leaving, by Roxana Robinson, reviewed

Two former college sweethearts meet by chance in their sixties and fall in love again. But the trouble it causes makes a happy ending impossible

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

Leaving Roxana Robinson

Magpie Books, pp.344, 16.99

One evening, a man and a woman who haven’t met for decades bump into each other at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. It’s a familiar tale, but one to which Roxana Robinson brings many twists in her highly enjoyable latest novel, Leaving.

Sarah and Warren were childhood sweethearts in a suburb outside Philadelphia.

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