Hey yeah right get a life

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Jonathan Cape, 2000 - Fiction - 178 pages
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Here is London life glimpsed from buses, trains and the occasional taxi, with the Thames as a diamond-dusted ribbon seen from an airplane coming into Heathrow from behind buggyloads of babies, and from suburban back yards with their barbecues and dawn revelations.

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Here is upper-middle-class London and the people who populate it. The women in these stories struggle with decisions in marriage, parenting, and life. Sometimes I felt that enough was enough, but then ... Read full review

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Going into this, I was fairly sure it wasn't exactly my style, but I always love a set of short stories, no matter how atrocious. As I began to get into the lives of the many intertwining characters ... Read full review

Contents

Lentils and Lilies
1
Hey Yeah Right Get a Life
20
Millennium Blues
59
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About the author (2000)

After five years at Oxford, where she gained a M. Litt. degree for a thesis called "Unreasonable Laughter in Restoration Comedy, " Helen Simpson won the Vogue Talent Contest. The next five years have been spent working at "Vogue, " writing about travel, shops and food, as well as interviews and fictions.

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