I have this collection and the follow-up ‘Further Under the Duvet’ and really should up them nearer the top of my to be read pile to see whether I feel the same as Victoria… perhaps very differently as I’m a short story rather than novel fan.
Marian Keyes, best-selling author of Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married, loves shoes and her LTFs (Long Term Friends), hates estate agents and lost luggage, and she once had a Christmas office party that involved roasting two sheep on a spit.
‘When people ask me what I do for a crust and I tell them that I’m a novelist, they immediately assume that my life is a non-stop carousel of limos, television appearances, hair-dos, devoted fans, stalkers and all the glitzy paraphernalia of being a public figure. It’s time to set the record straight. I write alone, in a darkened bedroom, wearing my PJs, eating bananas, my laptop on a pillow in front of me …’ Her novels are read and adored by millions around the world – now read Marian Keyes’ collected pieces: regular bulletins from the woman under the duvet.
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