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One of Britian's best loved writers chooses her best short stories from her career at the forefront of contemporary fiction. 'She's a Queen of Words' CAITLIN MORAN. 'One of the great lionesses of modern English literature' HARPER'S BAZAAR. 'Readable, articulate and fascinating' THE SCOTSMAN. 'Outrageously funny' DAILY EXPRESS. 'Sharp, witty, incisive' THE TIMES. 'Wise, knowing, forthright' INDEPENDENT. Reviewers have been describing Fay Weldon's inimitable voice for years. Now, here is Fay Weldon in her own words. Choosing and and introducing twenty-one of her favourite short stories written throughout her fifty year career as one of Britain's foremost novelists. Included as a bonus is a new novella, The Ted Dreams, a ghost story for the age of cyber culture, big pharma, and surveillance.
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About the Author

Weldon's work includes more than twenty novels, five collections of short stories, several children's books, nonfiction books, magazine articles, and a number of plays written for television, radio, and the stage. She was awarded a CBE in 2001.

Reviews

'The acclaimed author has chosen 21 of her favourite short stories, spanning her 50-year career, for this enjoyable collection ... Also included is a new novella, The Ted Dreams, a ghost story for our modern age' Choice Magazine. 'Magically insistent' Janet Ellis. 'Weldon's voice is the star ... wise, witty and, well, yes, mischievous ... Swiftian, elegant, droll and thought-provoking' Julian Clary, Daily Telegraph. 'Insightful, emotionally truthful tales rich with female characters' Diva Magazine. 'The perfect way to reacquaint yourself with a great writer or discover her for the first time' Bella. 'It is Weldon's immersion in the real world, and her fascination with changes in fashion, trend and mood, that gives these stories their spirit ... For most women love and lust are synonyms for life. And that, as almost each of these stories shows, is where the mischief comes in' Herald Scotland. 'Weldon at her best ... Times have changed and Weldon is one of the people who have changed them' Kate Saunders, The Times. 'Weldon's stories pull no punches' Independent on Sunday. 'A sparkling river of wit' Mail on Sunday. 'One of the great lionesses of modern English literature' Harper's Bazaar.

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