The author of the novels Life Force, The Hearts and Lives of Men, and The Life and Loves of a She-Devil offers an irreverent, wildly funny, and unerringly persuasive answer to the ever-enticing question: If I ruled the world, what would I do? "A wickedly funny, multilayered treatise on feminism, marriage, sex, journalism, and the class system".--People.
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'Weird, wild and wonderful reading.' - Best
'Fay Weldon provokes you to think. You'd expect -no less of the social and sexual soothsayer of our literary times.' - Company
'Weaves a provocative view of modern society into a tale of explosive love and, perhaps, even, black magic. This is a dazzling tour de force from one of Britain's most inspiring and intelligent novelists today.' - Cosmopolitan
'A crash course in philosophy, religion, politics and idealism, with sexual passion, love and the nature of betrayal thrown in.' - Woman's Journal
'A funny, irreverent, extremely witty book, about women's lot in today's world.' - Irish Press
'Darcy's Utopia is among the most frolicsome of her novels, but it still manages to display her quiet, grave insistence that we change our ways.' - Sunday Times
'She conjures away with her diverse properties - high comedy, political science, black magic as a clever juggler might deal simultaneously with an orange, a football and an inflated balloon.' - GuardianAbout the Author:
FAY WELDON is an English novelist, playwright, and screenwriter who, at the age of sixteen, lived in a grand London townhouse as the daughter of the housekeeper. In addition to winning a Writers' Guild Award for the pilot of the original "Upstairs Downstairs, " she is a Commander of the British Empire whose books include "Praxis", shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction; "The Heart of the Country, " winner of the Los Angeles Times Fiction Prize; "Worst Fears, " shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award; and "Wicked Women, " which won the PEN/Macmillan Silver Pen Award. She lives in England.
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Book Description Viking, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006544428