Big Blonde

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Dorothy Parker was the most talked-about woman of the decadent 1920s, notorious as a hard-drinking bad girl with a talent for endlessly quotable one-liners. In the stories collected here, she captures the spirit of the decadent Jazz Age in New York, exposing both the dazzle and the darkness. This selection includes among others ‘The Standard of Living’, ‘Mr Durant’ and her masterpiece, ‘Big Blonde’.

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Little Clothbound Classics: irresistible, mini editions of short stories, novellas and essays from the world’s greatest writers, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith.

Dorothy Parker was the most talked-about woman of the decadent 1920s, notorious as a hard-drinking bad girl with a talent for endlessly quotable one-liners. In the stories collected here, she brilliantly captures the spirit of the decadent Jazz Age in New York, exposing both the dazzle and the darkness. This selection includes among others ‘The Standard of Living’, ‘Mr Durant’ and her masterpiece, ‘Big Blonde’.

‘She has fascinated generations with her wit, flair and talent’ The New York Review of Books

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Weight0.191 kg
Dimensions16.7 × 12 × 2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

160

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

813.52 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K