Item #181625 A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman: Complete Short Stories. Margaret Drabble.

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A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman: Complete Short Stories

Book Condition: NEW
Publisher: Mariner Books, March 2012.
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 0547737351

Margaret Drabble's novels have illuminated the past fifty years, especially the changing lives of women, like no others. Yet her short fiction has its own unique brilliance. Her penetrating evocations of character and place, her wide-ranging curiosity, her sense of irony--all are on display here, in stories that explore marriage, female friendships, the English tourist abroad, love affairs with houses, peace demonstrations, gin and tonics, cultural TV programs, in stories that are perceptive, sharp, and funny. With an introduction by the Spanish academic José Fernández that places the stories in the context of her life and her novels, this collection is a wonderful recapitulation of a masterly career.

Price: $13.25

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