Mum and Mr Armitage (Flamingo)

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9780006541905: Mum and Mr Armitage (Flamingo)

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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Originally published in 1985, this collection of short stories now contains three more short stories and a novella, "Filthy Lucre". Beryl Bainbridge is the author "An Awfully Big Adventure", "Another Part of the Wood", "Harriet Said", "Birthday Boys" and "Bottle Factory Outing".

About the Author:

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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Bainbridge, Beryl
Published by Flamingo (1987)
ISBN 10: 0006541909 ISBN 13: 9780006541905
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Book Description Flamingo, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6541909

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