Chalcot Crescent / Fay Weldon

Author(s): Weldon, Fay
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Subjects: Women authors--London (England)--Fiction
Women--Conduct of life--Fiction
Dysfunctional families--Fiction
Domestic fiction
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st publication 2010
Published: New York : Europa Editions, 2010
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 269 p. ; 21 cm
Notes: ISBN: 1933372796 (trade pbk.)
ISBN: 9781933372792 (trade pbk.)
Originally published: London : Corvus, 2009
Summary: By 2013, capitalism has collapsed in Europe, and England has turned to protectionist policies, communal farms, and an intrusive National Unity Government that feeds its citizens National Meat Loaf and monitors people by street-corner CiviCams. In this bleak near-future, Frances Prideaux, once a successful writer of feminist novels and a proud product of the era of sexual liberation, is rehashing the sins of her past. As bailiffs try to repossess her house, Frances tells the story of her life--how she married her sister's boyfriend; rejected her stepson Henry, the revolution's creepily austere leader; and squandered her fortune and influence--and tries to keep tabs on her grandson, Amos, who is busy plotting against the government with his cohorts from Redpeace
OCLC Number: 548596930
ISBN/ISSN: 1933372796