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Mum and Mr Armitage: The Collected Stories of Beryl Bainbridge

Beryl Bainbridge

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Fiction, Short stories

A collection of Beryl Bainbridge's complete short stories, these will delight the many fans of her Booker-shortlisted novels.

Women in fox furs, not-quite travelling salesmen, the twilight zone of genteel hotels and lodging houses - these newly reissued short stories are quintessential Bainbridge territory. Blazing with her irreplaceable talent, Mum and Mr Armitage takes us on a journey through a unique fictional terrain; from a country house in Sussex to a script-writing course on a cruise liner. Macabre, witty and brilliantly observed, they confirm Beryl Bainbridge's place as one of our greatest writers of fiction.

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Praise for Mum and Mr Armitage: The Collected Stories of Beryl Bainbridge

  • A fine and invigorating writer - TLS

  • Beryl Bainbridge is a genuine original, with a macabre imagination and a wonderful gift for catching tones of speech - New York Review of Books

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Beryl Bainbridge

Beryl Bainbridge wrote seventeen novels, two travel books and five plays for stage and television, she was shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, and won literary awards including the Whitbread Prize and the Author of the Year Award at the British Book Awards. She died in July 2010.

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