Dear George And Other Stories

  • Title: Dear George And Other Stories
  • Author: Helen Simpson
  • ISBN: 9780749395452
  • Page: 316
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dear George And Other Stories In her second collection of short stories Helen Simpson continues to explore ideas of independence solitude marriage sex and babies with her characteristic blend of comedy and lyricism Here are ta
    In her second collection of short stories, Helen Simpson continues to explore ideas of independence, solitude, marriage, sex and babies with her characteristic blend of comedy and lyricism Here are tales of young love successful or thwarted, intense or comic.From a wedding day for one, through the knotty problems of babies, their conception, arrival and impact on adultIn her second collection of short stories, Helen Simpson continues to explore ideas of independence, solitude, marriage, sex and babies with her characteristic blend of comedy and lyricism Here are tales of young love successful or thwarted, intense or comic.From a wedding day for one, through the knotty problems of babies, their conception, arrival and impact on adult lives, to a Lothario receiving his just deserts, and the title story, where a schoolgirl s erotic daydreams during Shakespeare homework produce eventual blushes of horror.

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    About Helen Simpson


    1. Helen Simpson is an English novelist and short story writer She was born in 1959 in Bristol, in the West of England, and went to a girls school She worked at Vogue for five years before her success in writing short stories meant she could afford to leave and concentrate full time on her writing Her first collection, Four Bare Legs in a Bed and Other Stories, won the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award while her book Hey Yeah Right Get A Life, a series of interlinked stories, won the Hawthornden Prize.Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name In particular, the mystery author Helen de Guerry Simpson is a different author In 1993, she was selected as one of Granta s top 20 novelists under the age of 40.In 2009, she donated the short story The Tipping Point to Oxfam s Ox Tales project, four collections of UK stories written by 38 authors Her story was published in the Air collection.


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    1. Most of the stories left me feeling a bit 'meh'.

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    2. Helen is an old school friend of mine. She was brilliant at writing short stories then and even more brilliant now. Perhaps appealing more to women of a certain age these stories ring true every time.

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