After going to live in the country Jilly Cooper wrote regularly for the Mail on Sunday for several years and this is a selection of her best pieces written at that time. The topics she covers in her inimitable style range from the hunt balls and Henley to love and sex in the ages of AIDS. She interviews Margaret Thatcher, Neil Kinnock, Lord Hailsham, the cast of Eastenders and the proprietress of a famous brothel in the Nevada desert and writes about her fellow human beings and their foibles provocatively, affectionately and sometimes outrageously. Her portraits of family life in the Cooper household remain the most ruthless and hilarious of all.By the coffee machine Maul and Lil, two EastEnders stallholders with peroxide hair and knowing faces, were tarting up for a night scene in the Queen Vic. ... Outside the control room, a technician, just off duty, said he was going to send the director a wallygram. ... Appropriately dressed in a thundercloud-grey sweater and trousers, he was very pale, the black hair falling in tendrils over his forehead, hisanbsp;...
|Title||:||Turn Right At The Spotted Dog|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-11-30|