Novel On Yellow Paper

Novel On Yellow Paper

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 28/04/1980
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INTRODUCED BY RACHEL COOKE 'Virginia Woolf's roving consciousness lies behind the prose in Novel on Yellow Paper, but the tone owes more to Dorothy Parker . . . When first published in 1936, it overnight turned Smith into a celebrity . . . the subversiveness of this novel has never lost its appeal, its greatness lying in its exuberant celebration of the uncircumscribed spirit' - Frances Spalding, Independent Stevie's alter ego Pompey is young, in love and working as a secretary for the magnificent Sir Phoebus Ullwater. In between making coffee and typing letters for Sir Phoebus, Pompey scribbles down - on yellow office paper - her quirky thoughts. Her flights of imagination take in Euripedes, sex education, Nazi Germany and the Catholic Church, shattering conventions in their wake.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780860681465
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Weight: 146g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 166 x 14 mm

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