"It's a brilliant, painful, funny and courageous book" (Esther Freud Guardian)
"Simply tremendous... She is a witch, with the surest hand in contemporary fiction" (Philip Hensher Spectator)
"Her limpid, chaste, luscious fiction describes real lives" (John Lancaster Daily Telegraph)
"Her stories are - for those who, like me, recognise the truth in every word - like a reprieve... Sharp, poetic and marvellously witty" (Kate Kellaway Observer)
"Motherhood has long been a subscription-only sort of subject. Helen Simpson has found a way to tell it, and I hope that people beyond the constituency margins are listening" (Rachel Cusk Evening Standard)
This collection, Helen Simpson's third and best yet, is a loosely linked set of stories about women - at work, at home and on holiday - that is poignant, perceptive, often sad and frequently funny.
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Buchbeschreibung Vintage Publishing Jul 2001, 2001. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 129x199x15 mm. Neuware - Now in B format, this collection of humorous short stories about women has been praised for its well-studied perception of the mundane. Helen Simpson has previously been chosen as a 'Sunday Times' Young Writer of the Year, she's won the Somerset Maugham Award, and she has been chosen as one of Granta's Twenty Best Young British Novelists. 'This is Simpson's third collection and her best. It is beautifully structured. sharp, poetic and marvellously witty' 'The Observer'. 192 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780099284222