Mum and Mr. Armitage: Selected Stories of Beryl Bainbridge

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9780070032613: Mum and Mr. Armitage: Selected Stories of Beryl Bainbridge

Women in fox furs, not-quite travelling salesmen, the twilight zone of genteel hotels and lodging houses - these newly reissued short stories are quintessential Bainbridge territory. Blazing with her irreplaceable talent, Mum and Mr Armitage takes us on a journey through a unique fictional terrain; from a country house in Sussex to a script-writing course on a cruise liner. Macabre, witty and brilliantly observed, they confirm Beryl Bainbridge's place as one of our greatest writers of fiction.

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Originally published in 1985, this collection of short stories now contains three more short stories and a novella, "Filthy Lucre". Beryl Bainbridge is the author "An Awfully Big Adventure", "Another Part of the Wood", "Harriet Said", "Birthday Boys" and "Bottle Factory Outing".

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A fine and invigorating writer ( TLS)

Beryl Bainbridge is a genuine original, with a macabre imagination and a wonderful gift for catching tones of speech ( New York Review of Books)

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