Tag Archives: 1970s fiction

Lisa and Co. – Jilly Cooper

(Corgi e-book: stories from 1967-1981, collected 1981) This is an entertaining if rather dated collection of short stories about love and loss; dated because of the attitudes on display towards working women, and those of the women themselves, who seem … Continue reading

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A Good School – Richard Yates

(Vintage e-book 2007, originally published in USA 1978) There has been a resurgence of interest in Richard Yates of late years, fuelled by the film of his first novel Revolutionary Road with Kate Winslet and Leonardo di Caprio. I’ve not … Continue reading

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