says that her father
was the muse for this novel.
Newman, Jenny. “Michèle Roberts”. Contemporary British and Irish Fiction, edited by Sharon Monteith, Jenny Newman, and Pat Wheeler, Arnold, 2004, pp. 119 - 34.
Critic Susan Sellers
finds an illuminating frame for the work in Luce Irigaray
's essay Divine Women, which discusses woman's unmet need...
According to HC
, she began writing in 1966, a year before the publication of her first book. She has commented extensively on the function of writing, particularly by and for women, and the emotional...