Description - Great Escapes: A Short Story Collection by Good Housekeeping Institute
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING magazine presents a brand new series of fiction books, kicking off with Great Escapes. This book includes stories from some of our most popular and widely read award-winning authors. The stories are aimed at the readers of GH magazine - primarily women aged 25 to 55 - and deal with the myriad issues facing women today. Each story is a generous bite size of well-written, self-contained fiction perfectly suited to holiday reading. Authors include: Rose Tremain, Fay Weldon, Deborah Moggach, Lesley Pearse, Kate Mosse, Helen Simpson, Isabel Wolff, Natasha Cooper, Virginia Ironside, Polly Samson, Pat Ferguson, Nell Leyshon, Amanda Craig, Elizabeth Buchan, Jane Elizabeth Varley, Kathy Lette and Nicci Gerrard. Publishing in association with Childline, a proportion of royalties will go towards helping the charity and its work.
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(200mm x 142mm x 23mm)
Collins & Brown
Publisher: Pavilion Books
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Author Biography - Good Housekeeping Institute
Louise Chunn is the editor of Good Housekeeping Magazine. She was formerly editor of the Guardian Woman's Page, Instyle and deputy editor of Vogue. She also worked at Elle and ES magazine. Emma Dally is Director of Book Publishing at the National Magazine Company and is the author of several works of fiction. Her most recent publication, A Sister's Tale, is a moving account of her brother's extraordinary life. ChildLine is the UK's free, 24-hour helpline for children in distress or danger. Trained volunteer counsellors comfort, advise and protect children and young people who may feel they have nowhere else to turn. Over 1,000 volunteers provide a counselling service, supervised by a team of professional supervisors and managers. At present we can answer 60% of calls from children who call ChildLine.