A Very Nice Girl

Author(s): Imogen Crimp

General Fiction

'Tender, devastating, witty. And deeply true. Sweetbitter meets Normal People' MEG MASON, author of SORROW AND BLISS_____________________________________________________________________________A bitingly honest, darkly funny debut about love, sex, power and desire, by a major new British talentAnna is struggling to afford life in London as she trains to be a singer. During the day, she vies to succeed against her course mates with their discreet but inexhaustible streams of cultural capital and money, and in the evening she sings jazz at a bar in the City to make ends meet. It's there that she meets Max, a financier fourteen years older than her. Over the course of one winter, Anna's intoxication oscillates between her hard-won moments on stage, where she can zip herself into the skin of her characters, and nights spent with Max in his glass-walled flat overlooking the city. But Anna's fledgling career demands her undivided attention, and increasingly whether he necessarily wills it or not so does Max -_____________________________________________________________________________'Touching on feminism, power, finances and the pleasures and dangers of a new relationship, this book is an assured debut' CLAIRE FULLER, author of the Women's Prize-shortlisted UNSETTLED GROUND'Imogen Crimp captures the glittering thrill of being young and choosing your own life with a dark, unflinching undercurrent of desire, power and control' JESSICA ANDREWS, author of SALTWATER

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General Fields

  • : 9781526628947
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : February 2022
  • : {"length"=>["9.213"], "width"=>["6.024"], "units"=>["Inches"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 352
  • : 823.92
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Imogen Crimp