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Dear George and Other Stories

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In her second collection of short stories Helen Simpson continues to explore ideas of independence solitude marriage sex and babies with her characteristic blend of comedy and I saw someone recommending this on their book blog and it intrigued me so I thought I would buy a copy myself As with every book of short stories there are some that stand out than others The stories revolve around marriage birth and sex They are witty heartwarming heartbreaking and downright strange One story really spoke to me and I had a funny feeling that the story had been written just for me Strange how stories can do that to you Anyway a bit of a mixed bag that didn't take me long to rad so I might see if I can sniff out another of her books

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Lyricism Here are tales of young love successful or thwarted intense or comicFrom a wedding day for one through the knotty problems of babies their conception arrival and impac Helen is an old school friend of mine She was brilliant at writing short stories then and even brilliant now Perhaps appealing to women of a certain age these stories ring true every time A Cowboy of Her Own problems of babies their conception arrival and impac Helen is an old school friend of mine She was brilliant at writing short stories then and even brilliant now Perhaps appealing to women of a certain age these stories ring true every time

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T on adult lives to a Lothario receiving his just deserts and the title story where a schoolgirl's erotic daydreams during Shakespeare homework produce eventual blushes of horr Most of the stories left me feeling a bit 'meh'


4 thoughts on “Dear George and Other Stories

  1. says:

    I saw someone recommending this on their book blog and it intrigued me so I thought I would buy a copy myself As with every book of short stories there are some that stand out than others The stories revolve around marriage birth and sex They are witty heartwarming heartbreaking and downright strange One story really spoke to me and I had a funny feeling that the story had been written just for me Strange how stories can do that to you Anyway a bit of a mixed bag that didn't take me long to rad so I might see if I can sniff out another of her books


  2. says:

    Helen is an old school friend of mine She was brilliant at writing short stories then and even brilliant now Perhaps appealing to women of a certain age these stories ring true every time


  3. says:

    Most of the stories left me feeling a bit 'meh'


  4. says:

    The reviews on the cover describe these stories as laugh out loud funny yet I found most of them to be very sad Good though


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