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The best book yet from this witty writer In these ten stories, Suzannah Dunn shows her considerable talent for writing short fiction Wonderfully funny, clever observations of womens' lives: Auntie Fay comes to Spain for the summer, survives on insulin injections, tans to the hue of a blood blister and routinely saves the skins of Renee and her unfortunate family; the sixth form do Pembrokeshire, on a field trip of stale cigarettes, smuggled scotch, and finally, mutiny; a young woman remembers her first real love - for the ghost of her aunt's boyfriend Dunn is poised to win a major prize -Venus Flaring was called in by the Booker judges

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 16mm | 196g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Flamingo
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 0006550878
  • 9780006550877
  • 973,740

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'Dunn is a surgeon of the heart, and her observations are sparky.' Time Out 'Compelling power... Dunn shows again her gift for making the ordinary seem extraordinary.' The Times

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About Suzannah Dunn

Suzannah Dunn is the author of nine previous books of fiction: 'Darker Days Than Usual', 'Blood Sugar', 'Past Caring', 'Quite Contrary', 'Venus Flaring', 'Tenterhooks', 'Commencing Our Descent', 'The Queen of Subtleties' and her most recent success 'The Sixth Wife'. She lives in Shropshire.

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