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A Very Nice Girl

A Very Nice Girl

by Imogen Crimp

A bitingly honest, darkly funny debut about love, sex, power and desire, by a major new British talent.

Format
PB
Category
Fiction
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Pty Ltd
Publish Date
January 2022

Anna is struggling to afford life in London as she trains to be a singer. During the day, she vies to succeed against her course mates with their discreet but inexhaustible streams of cultural capital and money, and in the evening she sings jazz at a bar in the City to make ends meet. It's there that she meets Max, a financier fourteen years older than her. Over the course of one winter, Anna's intoxication oscillates between her hard-won moments on stage, where she can zip herself into the skin of her characters, and nights spent with Max in his glass-walled flat overlooking the city. But Anna's fledgling career demands her undivided attention, and increasingly whether he necessarily wills it or not so does Max.

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