Family Myths and Legends

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9780140083767: Family Myths and Legends

A sparkling and horribly funny story of domestic power politics

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Robust, funny and moving -- The Guardian, January 1985

A lively, highly entertaining first novel -- The Times, January 31, 1985

A robust, funny and moving first novel by a natural writer -- The Guardian, January 31, 1985

A special (and very funny) integrity -- The New Statesman, January 1985

An admirably assured comic talent...an enjoyable and well-crafted novel
-- British Book News, April 1985

An unusual and very accomplished first novel..with lively descriptive touches and deadly accurate dialogue -- Evening Standard, February 13, 1985

Even when you know the secret, you want to read the book again for its wit, observation and subtle resonances -- Times Literary Supplement, January 1985

Great funniness and perception, and stunning originality -- Daily Telegraph, January 1985

Her dialogue is wickedly accurate...a clever anatomy of domestic power games -- Sunday Times, March 17, 1985

Miss Ferguson is a joy and a delight -- Daily Telegraph, February 1 1985

From the Publisher:

This novel won the David Higham Award 1986. It also shared the Betty Trask Prize, and the Somerset Maugham Prize, 1986

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