A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman

Complete Short Stories

By Margaret Drabble; Jose Francisco Fernandez (Editor)
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780547550404, 256pp.)

Publication Date: March 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback

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A collection of the famed UK novelist Margaret Drabble's complete short stories.

About the Author

MARGARET DRABBLE is the author of The Sea Lady, The Seven Sisters, The Peppered Moth, and The Needle's Eye, among other novels. For her contributions to contemporary English literature, she was made a Dame of the British Empire in 2008.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

In the hands of a talented writer, the short story can illuminate the human condition with remarkable economy. It can leave you devastated � or elated � in a matter of minutes. More at NPR.org

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Praise For A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman

"Smooth, reflective prose... Drabble's fans will savor these bite-sized examples of her humane intelligence."-Kirkus Reviews

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