Weldon is the renowned author of more than a dozen novels, including The Cloning of Joanna May and The Life and Loves of a She-Devil, but not since The Hearts and Lives of Men has she written such a compelling and sexy novel--a triumphant story of passion and jealousy, fidelity and faithlessness.
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'This is Weldon at her most wicked.' - Elle
'Full of scandal and the joy and guilt of sex.' - Oxford Mail
'Weldon struts her more robust stuff.' - Vogue
'She can tease, tantalise and scandalise better than any other writer today.' - Financial Times
'Bleak, too, and full of wisdom that goes beyond the conventional view and the received idea.' - Cosmopolitan
'Here is Weldon witty, ingenious, outrageous, absorbed in sexual currents, leaping from character to character or year to year with the sure-footedness of an Alpine chamois. Weldon has precisely captured the atmosphere of a time and a final exchange of power. Grim stuff, and Weldon doesn't pull her punches.' - Scotsman
'Everywhere is the unmistakable zippiness of her narrative style.' - Daily Telegraph
'A scathing indictment of rampant seedshedding and moral vanity. Through the voices of women Beck has seduced, Weldon joyously wields the scalpel.' - Woman's JournalAbout 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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Descripción Viking, 1992. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. 1st USA; First Printing. New. No names or ANY markings. DJ with publishers wrap-around band, not price clipped ($21) ; 222 pageas. pages. Nº de ref. de la librería 4691
Descripción Viking Adult, 1992. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0670841463
Descripción Viking Adult, 1992. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110670841463
Descripción Viking Adult, 1992. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0670841463
Descripción Viking Adult. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0670841463 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.1180314