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A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman

The Collected Stories

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Margaret Drabble is one of the major literary figures of her generation. In this collection of her complete short fiction from across four decades, she examines the intense private worlds and passions of everyday people. Margaret Drabble is one of the major literary figures of her generation. In this collection of her complete short fiction from across four decades, she examines the intense private worlds and passions of everyday people. From one man's honeymooning epiphany in 'Hassan's Tower' to the journeying fantasies of 'A Voyage to Cythera', and from the sharp joy of 'The Merry Widow' to the bloody reality of the collection's title story, these are moving, witty and provocative tales, exploring cruel and loving relationships, social change and personal obsessions, and confirming her status as a leading practitioner of the art of the short story.

Product code: 9780141196435

ISBN 9780141196435
No. Of Pages 256
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS15
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Series Penguin Modern Classics
A collection of tales that range from one man's honeymooning epiphany in "Hassan's Tower" to the journeying fantasies of "A Voyage to Cythera", and the joy of "The Merry Widow" which explore cruel and loving relationships, social change and personal obsessions.