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.a#39;Bloody parky, a#39; shouted Frobisher, but the man in the car was now out of sight, slumped between seat and clutch as he ... jogged to the boundaries of the car park and back again, passing two women seated inside a green Mini, one reading aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Mum and Mr Armitage|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-06-07|