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In-Flight Entertainment.

Author: Howard Simpson
Publisher: Random House, 2011.
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Poignant, perceptive and dazzling, in this, her long awaited new collection, Helen Simpson offers acute portraits of lives in transition: of changes for the better, lives stalled and in freefall; of love, loss, and sudden revelations.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Simpson
ISBN: 0099546124 9780099546122
OCLC Number: 1036252216
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Contents: Up at the villa --
In-flight entertainment --
Squirrel --
Ahead of the pack --
Scan --
I'm sorry but I'll have to let you go --
Sorry? --
In the driver's seat --
The tipping point --
Geography boy --
Channel 17 --
Homework --
The festival of the immortals --
Diary of an interesting year --
Charm for a friend with a lump.

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Poignant, funny and perceptive, Helen Simpson's fifth collection of runs the gamut of emotions and deals with birth, death and everything in between.  Read more...

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It's all packed with Simpson's deadpan wit - she is one of the most sharply funny writers in England today * Times Literary Supplement * Simpson's gifts are a lyrical vocabulary, an authoritative Read more...

 
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