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This novel of the theater scene in 1950s Liverpool follows a young actress who becomes romantically involved with a director.
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A subtle schizophrenic insight into adult relationships ... Bainbridge's understated prose and obsessive eye for the smallest and most telling of details have never been better employed―TIME OUT
Vintage bittersweet Bainbridge―MAIL ON SUNDAY
Imagine Priestley's THE GOOD COMPANIONS as written by Gogol and you will have some idea of the mixture of waggish humour and sordid pathos in Bainbridge's novel―SUNDAY TIMES --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Stella that I could relate to. It's a quick read and definitely worth picking up. It's a very secretive book, much like its heroine. She's a strange one.Published on Oct. 30 2003
This is a phenomenal book- but it is crucial to approach it with the right mindset. This is not a light comedy, or a fantasy about the joys and agonies of growing up. Read morePublished on Dec 9 2001 by Zack Handlen
I read this book expecting something more lighthearted,perhaps,But jeeze,this was depressing! The author obviously is down on the theatrical world(I read on the jacket cover she... Read morePublished on Aug. 23 2000 by Robyn Lee Markow