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Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman: The Collected Stories

Author: Drabble, Margaret
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Pub Date: 07/06/2012
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
ISBN: 9780141196435
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Quick overview A collection of tales that range from one man's honeymooning epiphany in "Hassan's Tower" to the journeying fantasies of "A Voyage to Cythera", and the joy of "The Merry Widow" which explore cruel and loving relationships, social change and personal obsessions.
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Margaret Drabble is one of the major literary figures of her generation. In this collection of her complete short fiction from across four decades, she examines the intense private worlds and passions of everyday people. From one man's honeymooning epiphany in "Hassan's Tower" to the journeying fantasies of "A Voyage to Cythera", and from the sharp joy of "The Merry Widow" to the bloody reality of the collection's title story, these are moving, witty and provocative tales, exploring cruel and loving relationships, social change and personal obsessions, and confirming her status as a leading practitioner of the art of the short story.

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