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Mum and Mr. Armitage

(1985)
Selected Stories of Beryl Bainbridge
A collection of stories by

 
 
Michiko Kakutani - The New York Times
. . .most of the author's characters live blankly with a vague cloud of menace hovering over their heads. A similar mood and landscape can be found in the stories of this collection. . . .bleak settings are meant to mirror the emotional emptiness of the characters' lives. . . .Reading these stories, it's clear that Ms. Bainbridge has a dry, dark-humored wit as well as a sharp eye for incongruous details.

Michiko Kakutani
. . .most of the author's characters live blankly with a vague cloud of menace hovering over their heads. A similar mood and landscape can be found in the stories of this collection. . . .bleak settings are meant to mirror the emotional emptiness of the characters' lives. . . .Reading these stories, it's clear that Ms. Bainbridge has a dry, dark-humored wit as well as a sharp eye for incongruous details. -- The New York Times



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Hardback Editions

July 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: Mum and Mr. Armitage
Author(s): Beryl Bainbridge
ISBN: 0-07-003261-0 / 978-0-07-003261-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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January 1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: Mum and Mr. Armitage: Selected Stories
Author(s): Beryl Bainbridge
ISBN: 0-7156-2080-0 / 978-0-7156-2080-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
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Paperback Editions

April 1987 : UK Paperback

Title: Mum and Mr. Armitage: Selected Stories (Flamingo)
Author(s): Beryl Bainbridge
ISBN: 0-00-654190-9 / 978-0-00-654190-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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