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Worst Fears
01 Mar 2014 * EBOOK * £4.99 * 9781781857977

The wife may be the last to know, but she's the first to come out on top in this tale of marital betrayal and delicious comeuppance.

Fiction / FA (Fiction)
Extent: 224 pages
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The Cloning of Joanna May
Moon Over Minneapolis
Down Among the Women
Female Friends
The Rules of Life
Polaris
The Heart Of The Country
Darcy's Utopia
Wicked Women
Mischief
3 Great Historical Novels
Life Force
Fay Weldon Omnibus
Before the War
Love & Inheritance - Box Set
Splitting
The Ted Dreams
Death of a She Devil
Growing Rich
The Shrapnel Academy
After the Peace
Little Sisters
Why Will No-One Publish My Novel?
Praxis
Leader Of The Band
Habits of the House
Long Live the King
The New Countess
Also by Fay Weldon
Worst Fearsby Fay Weldon

Alexandra Ludd has been a widow for less than seventy hours, her husband, Ned, former theatre critic and stay-at-home father to their young son, Sascha, having died of an apparent heart attack. Alexandra, beautiful, adored darling of the London stage, is too overcome with grief to realize she's been lied to: Ned didn't keel over in the dining room, as her good friends told her. He died in their marital bed – and he wasn't alone...

Now in her ninth decade, Fay Weldon is one of the foremost chroniclers of our time, a novelist who spoke to an entire generation of women by daring to say the things that no one else would. Her work ranges over novels, short stories, children's books, nonfiction, journalism, television, radio, and the stage. She was awarded a CBE in 2001.

After hard times and odd jobs as a lone parent, Fay Weldon became one of the top advertising copywriters of her generation. She moved to TV drama (writing the pilot episode of the iconic series Upstairs Downstairs) then turned to novels – including the classic The Life and Loves of a She Devil and The Cloning of Joanna May. Fay's sequence of novels about the Dilberne family, which encompasses her Love and Inheritance trilogy and Before the War, draws to a close with this final instalment, After the Peace. Fay's been made a CBE for services to literature and she's currently a Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

'Fay Weldon is a national treasure.' Literary Review

'Wickedly stylish. Bursting with intelligence and fire.' Daily Telegraph

'Prolific and provocative, Weldon shines brightest in the league table of British women novelists.' Time Out

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