A Weekend With Claude (Virago Modern Classics)

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While spending the weekend in the country with friends, Lily tries to convince her new boyfriend that he is the father of her unborn child

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Beryl Bainbridge (1932-2010) wrote eighteen novels, two travel books and five plays for stage and television. Five of her novels were shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Every Man for Himself and Injury Time won the Whitbread Prize, The Bottle Factory Outing won the Guardian Fiction Prize and Master Georgie won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Four of her novels including An Awfully Big Adventure were adapted for film. In 2011, Bainbridge was honoured posthumously with a special Best of Beryl Man Booker Prize in recognition of her outstanding career. Her final novel, The Girl in the Polka-dot Dress, was published in 2011.

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Delicious . . . very elegant and pleasing . . . A work of art * Scotsman * Her genius lies in the comic evocation of the mundane life against which her characters are in perpetual and ineffectual revolt * Sunday Times * Extremely lively and incisive entertainment * Times Literary Supplement *

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