Novel on Yellow Paper, Paperback Book
3 out of 5 (1 rating)


Stevie's alter ego Pompey is young, in love and working as a secretary for the magnificent Sir Phoebus Ullwater.

In between making coffee and typing letters for Sir Phoebus, Pompey scribbles down - on yellow office paper - her quirky thoughts. Her flights of imagination take in Euripedes, sex education, Nazi Germany and the Catholic Church, shattering conventions in their wake.


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Not as much a novel as extended musings, from a young woman's point of view, on life death and relationships. Interesting if somewhat breathless use of language that managed to keep me engaged, even without a plot, up to the last few pages.Good but just a tad too long.

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