Read Eley Williams’s foreword to The Snow Ball by Brigid Brophy

Brigid Brophy’s The Snow Ball is a scandalous 1960s cult classic, reissued by Faber for the festive season this Christmas.

 

When Anna is kissed by a masked figure at a New Year’s Eve masquerade ball, a heady dance of seduction begins . . .

Described as ‘superb’ by Iris Murdoch (Brophy’s one-time lover) and a ‘witty, sexy, sophisticated treat’ by Sarah Waters, this glittering yet subversive romance is ripe to seduce a new generation of readers, as a fantastic new foreword by prize-winning short story writer and novelist Eley Williams reveals:

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