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Fay Weldon


UK flag (1931 - )

Fay Weldon was born and raised in New Zealand. Her novels and short stories best-sell around the world and wherever they go are awarded great critical acclaim. Her film and TV work wins enthusiastic viewers by the million, worldwide.
 
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Fay Weldon
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Short stories
Angel, All Innocence [short story] (1977)
Spirit of the House (1980)
Watching Me, Watching You [short story] (1981)
Down the Clinical Disco (1985)
A Good Sound Marriage (1991)


Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1979) : Praxis
Whitbread Prize Best Novel nominee (1996) : Worst Fears


Fay Weldon recommends
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)
(Bladerunner, book 1)
Philip K Dick
"My literary hero."
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The Survivors (1982)
Elaine Feinstein
"Elaine Feinstein writes with the grace of a born poet and the energy of a natural novelist."
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Borderline (1985)
Janette Turner Hospital
"Janette Turner Hospital goes from strength to strength."
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Tongues of Flame (1985)
Tim Parks
"Religion, sex and mania bursting hoof-footed from surburban doors."
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Egalia's Daughters (1985)
Gerd Brantenberg
"Returns the reader to spot on feminist zeal."
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Serenissima (1987)
Erica Jong
"A stirring book of fable and fantasy... outrageously readable."
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Joey Dee Gets Wise (1991)
Louisa Ermelino
"A stunning debut - and so funny too."
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Witchbroom (1992)
Lawrence Scott
"A powerful writer."
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Casting Off (1995)
Libby Purves
"Ms Purves has the gift of tongues - a born novelist."
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Justine (1997)
Alice Thompson
"A lot of flagellation and a matching literary-exquisite style."
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Bubbles Unbound (2001)
(Bubbles Yablonsky, book 1)
Sarah Strohmeyer
"A wonderfully energising and skilful page-turner of a book."
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The Saint Who Loved Me (2002)
Mimi Thebo
"I believe in St. Peter, Mimi Thebo and in the excellence of this novel."
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The Memory Stones (2003)
Kate O'Riordan
"She has the capacity to tell it how it is, not how we think it ought to be, and to tell it passionately."
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Things to Do Indoors (2003)
Sheena Joughin
"She writes like an angel and thinks like the devil. Joughin is a major discovery."
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Peyton Amberg (2003)
Tama Janowitz
"It is one of the funniest books I have read, and the bleakest... raw, rude, upsetting and immensely invigorating."
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Mobius Dick (2004)
Andrew Crumey
"I loved it!"
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The Glorious Flight of Perdita Tree (2005)
Olivia Fane
"This book is a delight... I loved it."
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The Jigsaw Maker (2006)
Adrienne Dines
"The pieces fit together very well indeed."
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The Pink Hotel (2011)
Anna Stothard
"She breathes new life into old literature."
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Love, Sex & the Wrong Bride (2011)
Katia Lief
"Wonderfully funny and terribly true."
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The Marlowe Papers (2012)
Ros Barber
"Terrifically accomplished and enjoyable. It restores one's faith in English fiction."
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The English Girl (2013)
Margaret Leroy
"What a storyteller Lerory is."
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Trust (2014)
Ajay Close
"Ajay Close is brilliant."
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The Things You Do for Love (2016)
Rachel Crowther
"A wonderful page-turner of a novel about the complexity of female life."
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The Space Between the Stars (2017)
Anne Corlett
"An original thinker and a very, very effective writer."


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