A Hard Time to Be a Father
‘Sparkling, sharply observing, insights delivered with a light touch that puts us in a good mood, however dark the comedy’ Spectator
Here are nineteen glittery new tales about the way we live now, as lovers, partners, children, parents. Or alone.
Stories of passion, desire, and necessary restraint;
Stories, in fact, to enlighten us to the true and timeless nature of the human condition in this the new age of self-knowledge.
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A HARD TIME TO BE A FATHERUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Nineteen new stories from Weldon (Wicked Women, etc.) that, even when fragmentary, sizzle with intellectual energy and acerbic wit. Weldon is noted for her tales of the war between the sexes, a war ... Read full review
A Hard Time to Be a Father: StoriesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this collection of short stories, Weldon (Big Girls Don't Cry, LJ 8/98) presents 19 vignettes of extended, blended, related, and unrelated relatives and their struggles to maintain or terminate ... Read full review