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10 thoughts on “At the Hairdressers

  1. says:

    Pengiun Shorts are digital short stories meant to be read during a commute or a bus ride This short story by Anita Brookner is about an elderly lady; Elizabeth Warner and her biweekly appointment at the hairdresser The characters are painted w

  2. says:

    Good grief I have a real knack for choosing stories that don't help my current spirits In this evocative but unremittingly sad story we meet eighty year old Beth who lives in defiant independent in a basement flat near Victoria Her solitary state is partly a matter of choice she asserts with a prickle 'I am not lonely except in company' An

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    Can't really decide it I liked this book or not It was well written and had some interesting moments but left me terrified of getting old

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    Penguin shorts are a series of short original and cheap reads available only in digital form It is good to see a major publisher embrace the ebook and I have been impressed with those I have read so far in terms of uality attention

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    At the Hairdresser's is a short story narrated by Elizabeth Warner an older woman living alone in a basement flat in London who stuck at the hairdresser’s one day when it is raining heavily outside is driven home by a young man who runs a car service Chris Her experiences from then onwards cause her to decide to make s

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    Fun I like these Penguin Shorts

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    I always enjoy this author

  8. says:

    Wonderful bitter picture of an older woman who finds her freedom from fear after becoming the victim of a conman Well worth reading

  9. says:

    A short story which is very wordy true to the author's style Picks up and is less verbose after a few pages Interesting read

  10. says:

    The things we hold onto as we get old beliefs friendshipswe rarely go out of our way at that point in life and when we do we are bound to be disappointed At the hairdresser's Elizabeth Warner is given the name of someone who will d

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At the Hairdressers

Her hair done until a chance encounter at the hairdresser's brings unexpected change At the Hairdresser's is a deeply moving unflinchingly observed story about trust and betrayal by one of the greatest writers of contemporary fiction Wonderful bitter picture of an older woman who finds her freedom from fear after becoming the victim of a conman Well worth reading

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Penguin Specials are designed to fill a gap Written to be read over a long commute or a short journey they are original and exclusively in digital form This is a poignant novella from Anita Brookner 'I rather hope I shall die at the h Can t really decide it I liked this book or not It was well written and had some interesting moments but left me terrified of getting old

Read µ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ë Anita Brookner

Airdresser's for they are bound to know what to do At least that is what I tell myself' Solitude is a familiar burden for Elizabeth Warner She lives in a basement flat near Victoria and leaves the house only to go shopping and to have At the Hairdresser s is a short story narrated by Elizabeth Warner an older woman living alone in a basement flat in London who stuck at the hairdresser s one day when it is raining heavily outside is driven home by a young man who runs a car service Chris Her experiences from then onwards cause her to decide to make some changes to her life The plot is very predictable but Elizabeth s musings on her past and the ways it has influenced her present are sharp frank and often sad It s been said of Brookner that she writes the same book over and over again with the same protagonists This might be true but because she is an expert at what she does and because I am fascinated by her subject matter I don t mind and will gladly return to reading her again and again

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  • At the Hairdressers
  • Anita Brookner
  • English
  • 16 November 2019
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About the Author: Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner published her first novel A Start In Life in 1981 Her most notable novel her fourth Hotel du Lac won the Man Booker Prize in 1984 Her novel The Next Big Thing was longlisted alongside John Banville's Shroud in 2002 for the Man Booker Prize She has published over 25 works of fiction notably Strangers 2009 shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize Fraud 1992