Life and Loves …

NZEdged author Fay Weldon traverses a contradictory, but never dull life, in her autobiography Auto de Fay and finds her muse in the edge: “Always! Yes, always! I wanted to see more, it was part of being alive. If you’re in New Zealand, you feel that the real world is just around the corner – or a long way round the corner. You’re so far away, you want to know everything.” Reviewed in The Guardian: “She has always been anarchically clever, funny, fearless, a one-woman-show.” and hilariously interviewed in The Independent. Famous for 24 novels including Life and Loves of a She Devil and coining the ad copy “go to work on an egg” and one that didn’t make it: “vodka makes you drunker quicker.” (Above, Fay pictured on the front cover in a portrait by Rita Angus).


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Roseanne Liang’s Shadow in the Cloud a Blast

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