This wonderful novel showing Beryl Bainbridge at her darkly comic best - out for the first time as an Abacus paperback. Beryl Bainbridge dazzles readers in this offbeat, haunting yet hilarious novel.
Freda and Brenda spend their days working in an Italian-run wine-bottling factory. A work outing offers promise for Freda and terror from Brenda; passions run high on that chilly day of freedom, and life after the outing never returns to normal.
|Publication date:||2nd September 2010|
|Publisher:||Abacus an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group|
|Primary Genre||Modern and Contemporary Fiction|
Closing date: 30/05/2022
Beryl Bainbridge wrote seventeen novels, two travel books and five plays for stage and television. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, she won literary awards including the Whitbread Prize and Author of the Year at the British Book Awards. She died in July 2010.More About Beryl Bainbridge