In-Flight Entertainment: Stories
Publish date: February 21st 2012
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
Whether her subject is single women or wives in stages of midlife-ery, marriage or motherhood, youth, young love, homework, or history, Simpson writes near to the bone and close to the heart. In one story, a squirrel trapped under a dustbin lid in the back garden vanishes, and a woman’s marriage is ...
Theme tune is Come Fly With MeBBC blurb - Poignant, perceptive and dazzling, in this, her long-awaited new collection, Helen Simpson offers acute portraits of lives in transition: of changes for the better, lives stalled and in freefall; of love, loss, and sudden revelations. Warm and funny, the sto...
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