Author(s): Helen Simpson
In this collection - Simpson's third - each short story complements the others in depicting the hectic, day-to-day whirlpool of women's lives, at work, at home, and on holiday. Confronted by situations ranging from excruciating to hilarious, there will be a high-recognition factor for many readers.
"Helen Simpson's prose demands to be heard...audacious, imaginative writing...exceptionally perceptive." -"Independent on Sunday"