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Sweet William

Sweet William

‘People came in and out, chairs were moved, dishes gathered up on trays, but it was happening at a great distance; she concentrated entirely on his pink face crowned with foppish curls.’

Genteel, passive Ann works for the BBC in London and is engaged to a successful academic, fulfilling her snobbish mother’s ambitions – more or less – while the Swinging Sixties happen elsewhere, to other people. Then she meets William: snub-nosed and generous, cunning and protean. She is first seduced, then transfixed, as William’s past, present and future swirl around her kaleidoscopically, overwhelmingly, and Ann is herself irrevocably, and irreparably, changed.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 7th March 2013

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781844088621

Reviews

Cunningly clever, wry, dry, sharply pointed
Evening Standard
Alarming humour and a powerful talent
Daily Telegraph