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Chalcot Crescent by Fay Weldon
Chalcot Crescent by Fay Weldon
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5.0 out of 5 stars Chalcot Crescent, 27 Mar 2010
This is a very funny book, a fast read, rolls along effortlessly and is full of biting humour. This is Fay at her best. I have also read Auto de Fay, her biography and this book in a fictional way mirrors her biography but gives you insights into what she previously wrote but in a much more colourful way. I loved it. It does also have many parallels to our recession situation and the complete farce of political life right now with an election looming. There are many interesting references, for instance, Stanley Kubriks Clock Work Orange,Sylvia Plath and Assia W who she did know and work with in the 60's in an advertising agency, a very wry, witty take on her life always with a supernatural… Read more