By Frank Baker
When, at the spur of the instant, Norman Huntley and his pal Henry invent an eighty-three-year-old lady referred to as omit Hargreaves, they're encouraged to submit a letter to their new fictional good friend. it's only intended to be a foolish, innocuous game―until pass over Hargreaves arrives on their doorstep. She is, to Norman's utter disbelief, precisely as he had imagined her: enthralling, eccentric, and perpetually brilliant. He hadn't imagined, even if, how a lot havoc an imaginary octogenarian may wreak on his sleepy Buckinghamshire hometown.
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