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Death of a She Devil

Fay Weldon



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    (Paperback | ISBN 9781784979614 | 352 pages)


    In Fay Weldon’s 1983 classic, The Life and Loves of a She Devil, women fought men for power and won. But in 2017, the fight continues on a new front…

    Ruth Patchett, the original She Devil, is eighty-four and keen to retire. She has worked hard to make the world as she wants it: women triumphant, men submissive. Now she is tired. Her business is done. The mantle of power and influence is up for grabs.

    Who can take up the role? Valerie Valeria, hot-shot millennial and Ruth’s PA, is ready and eager to inherit…


    ‘Elegantly written, sharply perceptive and fantastically good fun.’—Daily Mail

    ‘She’s a queen of words. A tribal elder.’—Caitlin Moran

    ‘Funny, waspish and acute … a fierce retrospective on the achievements of the women’s movement.’—The Times

    ‘One of our very best writers.’—The Sunday Times