A novel of urban deceit and rural passion, of doctors, witches, birth and death.
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‘Wicked insight and amusement… the novel is unmistakeably Weldon’ Financial Times
‘Magical… she lays out the ingredients of her brew with a kind of manipulative glee, coolly moulding her characters and then neatly skewering them with mockery’ Daily Mail
‘Fay Weldon is a national treasure.’ Sam Leith, Literary Review
‘Weldon, like Dickens, can have her readers perched on the edge of their chairs with excitement by the end of the first page and hold them there in a state of riveted curiosity until the last words.’ Evening Standard
‘Weldon is a gifted tease of a writer.’ Sunday Times
‘Prolific and provocative, Fay Weldon shines brightest in the league table of British women novelists.’ Time OutAbout the Author:
Fay Weldon is well-known at home and abroad as a novelist, playwright, critic and screenwriter, several of whose novels have been adapted for film and television, including THE LIFE AND LOVES OF A SHE DEVIL.
For more information about Fay and her work, visit her website: http://www.fayweldon.co.uk.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140131183
Book Description Penguin Books, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140131183