A Present of an Orange is a collection of twenty-four distinctive and entertaining new stories from Seymour Cresswell. Drawing on his own experiences, Cresswell covers everything from his love/hate relationship with the legal profession and the vicissitudes of parenthood to his lifelong passion for drama and his love of sailing.
Marianne has been carrying a secret since she escaped from her hometown over sixty years ago. She returns in her 80s now, to find the brother she left behind, this time as a stranger. There she meets and is looked after by Lily, a younger woman struggling with her own place in life. Over the course of winter turning to summer, Marianne and Lily’s entwined stories unfold as each of them realize their goals in the most unexpected of ways.