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The Custard Heart

The Custard Heart (Paperback)

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'She felt a cozy solidarity with the big company of the voluntary dead.'



Wise-cracking and heartbreaking, these tales of women on the edge by the legendary wit Dorothy Parker show the darkness beneath the surface of the Jazz Age.



Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.

Fiction & PoetryClassic fiction pre 1945Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 22/02/2018 ISBN-13: 9780241339589  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) was a celebrated poet, short story writer, critic, and an Oscar-nominated screenwriter. Much of her work was published in magazines including Vanity Fair and The New Yorker.

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