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Wicked Women
01 May 2014 * EBOOK * £4.99 * 9781781858066

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Wicked Women brings together twenty short stories from the wickedly witty Fay Weldon.

Fiction / FA (Fiction)
Extent: 304 pages
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3 Great Historical Novels
Love & Inheritance - Box Set
Growing Rich
Little Sisters
Praxis
The Cloning of Joanna May
The Rules of Life
Darcy's Utopia
Life Force
Splitting
The Shrapnel Academy
Worst Fears
Leader Of The Band
Moon Over Minneapolis
Polaris
Fay Weldon Omnibus
The Ted Dreams
Down Among the Women
Female Friends
The Heart Of The Country
Mischief
Before the War
Death of a She Devil
After the Peace
Why Will No-One Publish My Novel?
Habits of the House
Long Live the King
The New Countess
Also by Fay Weldon
Wicked WomenFay Weldon

Victims, liberators, blackmailers, healers, and ghosts – they're just a few of the fascinating men and women you'll meet in this stellar, boundary-defying anthology.

From a heartless lover to a therapist who's exposed for being a child hater, Weldon's characters search for meaning, betray their vows, take pleasure in others' misfortunes, or get pushed out of the family manse by their grasping offspring...

Now in her ninth decade, Fay Weldon is one of the foremost chroniclers of our time, a novelist who spoke to an entire generation of women by daring to say the things that no one else would. Her work ranges over novels, short stories, children's books, nonfiction, journalism, television, radio, and the stage. She was awarded a CBE in 2001.

After hard times and odd jobs as a lone parent, Fay Weldon became one of the top advertising copywriters of her generation. She moved to TV drama (writing the pilot episode of the iconic series Upstairs Downstairs) then turned to novels – including the classic The Life and Loves of a She Devil and The Cloning of Joanna May. Fay's sequence of novels about the Dilberne family, which encompasses her Love and Inheritance trilogy and Before the War, draws to a close with this final instalment, After the Peace. Fay's been made a CBE for services to literature and she's currently a Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

'Fay Weldon is a national treasure.' Literary Review

'Wickedly stylish. Bursting with intelligence and fire.' Daily Telegraph

'Prolific and provocative, Weldon shines brightest in the league table of British women novelists.' Time Out

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