1 October 1987
Show More Persian Nights by Diane Johnson.
Chatto, 352 pp., £10.95, July 1987, 0 7011 3234 5Show More
Smile, and Other Stories by Deborah Moggach.
Viking, 175 pp., £10.95, September 1987, 0 670 81658 2Show More
Fast Lanes by Jayne Anne Phillips.
Faber, 148 pp., £8.95, August 1987, 0 571 14924 3Show More
“... held in her arms. The best thing about Deborah Moggach is the irony, the wit, of which she and her characters – in their dreadful situations – are capable. And this is where she most differs from JayneAnnePhillips, whose world is simply, lyrically sad. Fast Lanes inspired in me the same sort of feeling that I imagine Iran must have aroused in Diane Johnson. This is a foreign land, a land where ...”