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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781844085941

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 3rd November 2011

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

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A consummate piece of work
Norman Mailer
Clever, witty, polished
New York Times
McCarthy exposes the complex psychological workings of a brilliant, tortured and manipulative mind . . . Could have been written today. Timeless, brilliant and frighteningly insightful
Daily Mail
Mary McCarthy's debut collection of short stories caused a sensation in 1942 and is no less vibrant today
McCarthy may be best known for The Group but her debut novel made nearly as much of a splash when [first] published in 1942 . . . A jagged diamond of a book, the multifaceted parts giving a glimpse of a brilliant but fractured whole