Weldon, Fay. New York: Penguin Books (1990). . Reprint. Trade paperback. 272 pp. Crease to rear cover. “When Richard deserts pregnant Liffey to pursue his career in London, Liffey’s eccentric country neighbors, the knowing Mabs and the sly Tucker, slowly begin to dominate the young woman’s life.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: .