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Seasonal Work

Laura Lippman

From one of America’s greatest living crime writers, a razor-sharp collection of killer short stories, publishing in a gorgeous hardback edition alongside the mass market pbk of Dream Girl.

£14.99
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571361021
Date Published
03.03.2022
Delivery
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Summary

From ‘The Everyday Housewife’ to ‘The Cougar’, ‘Tricks’ to ‘Snowflake Time’, Laura Lippman’s sharp and acerbic stories explore the contemporary world and the female experience through the prism of classic crime, where the stakes are always deadly.

And in the collection’s longest piece, the novella ‘Just One More’, she follows the trajectory of a married couple who, tired of re-watching ‘Columbo’ re-runs during lockdown, decide to join the same dating app:

‘Why would we do something like that?’
‘As an experiment. And a diversion. We would both join, then see if the service matches us. Just for grins…’

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Laura Lippman’s novels have won many crime fiction prizes, including the Edgar, Anthony and Agatha Awards. Sunburn (2018), her second consecutive novel to win the eDunnit Award at Crimefest, was also nominated for the CWA Gold Dagger Award and was a Waterstones Book of the Month. Her 2019 novel Lady in the Lake featured in numerous Best of Year Lists,…

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