[[ Reading ]] ➼ False Pretences Author Lee Langley – Writerscompany.co.uk

False Pretences KINDLE False Pretences Author Lee Langley Bassgrotto.co.uk Teasing Out The Extraordinary Within The Everyday, False Pretences Is A Contemporary Novel In Mosaic Through The Separate Yet Interlinked Stories, It Traces The Lives Of Two Women As They Deal With The Complexities Of Love, Private Terrors, Violence And Most Precarious Of All Hope There Is Mystery, Wry Humour, Sometimes Tragedy Be Neath The Jaunty Surfaces Glimpsed Through The Years, Until, By The End, We Have Encompassed Their Lives.

About the Author: Lee Langley

Award winning novelist and travel writer, Lee Langley was born in Calcutta in the late 1930s, of Scottish parents, and she spent most of her early childhood there Her parents separated when she was 4, and she spent the next 6 years travelling through India with her mother, where she got caught up in the Indian independence riots Her family returned to the UK as feelings rose higher against the B

12 thoughts on “False Pretences

  1. says:

    I have just read this collection of linked short stories for the second time and it was well worth coming back to after than 10 years Ms Langley is a great story teller and is able to say much in a short space without stating the obvious at every turn Susan and Josie are the link

  2. says:

    Langley s stories are beautifully crafted, delicately linked and with a fascinating range of settings, characters and ideas I can t understand why this book isn t widely known Having said that, the title is a bit weak and doesn t do the stories justice It is, as noted in the title story

  3. says:

    My short comments from 2007 bookcrossing Collection of short stories set in the UK, India, Italy, France and one in Tokyo featuring a particularly obnoxious and condescending husband Two women, Josie and Susan feature in the storie...

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