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16 Jan 2014 * EBOOK * £4.99 * 9781781857991
A wildly inventive riff on Doctor Faustus.
Fiction / FMR (Fantasy)
Extent: 271 pages
Exclusive sale: GB AU NZ IN ZA SG
Not for sale: CA US
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.