Red Roses for a Blue Lady, Paperback Book


'Elusive, enigmatic and poetic' -Margaret Drabble about the story 'La Scala Inflammata"Full of mysterious and unnerving images' -Deborah Moggach about the sameIn these stories, antique coats retain the personality and power of previous owners; women fantasise about murdering their ex-husbands over tea and cake; mental breakdown sparks a quest mission that incorporates glimpses of both Heaven and Hell.

Animistic, lyrical, and poignant; these narratives reverberate as much with the unseen and unsaid as with their opposites.Including the award-winning 'La Scala Inflammata', this collection brings together published and unpublished stories: each a delicate tribute to the minutiae of life and love, and each a profound meditation on the true, often unsettling, desires people hide beneath the veneer of social convention.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 170 pages
  • Publisher: Parthian Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Anthologies (non-poetry)
  • ISBN: 9781912109654



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