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Naomi Wood

This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

€19,95

A woman has an unexpected outburst at a corporate therapy session for working mothers. A couple find some long-overdue time to rekindle their relationship and make an ill-advised home movie.

A pregnant film director plots revenge on the actress who betrayed her. An ex-wife deliberately causes conflict at her ex-husband's wedding.

This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things illuminates the lives of malicious, subversive and untamed women. Exploring failed sisterhood, dubious parenting and the dark side of modern love, this powerful and funny collection exposes how society wants women to behave, and shows what happens when they refuse.

Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2024
Publisher: Orion
Pages: 246
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781399615907
ISBN 10: 1399615904

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This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

€19,95