Nicci Gerrard

Standard Name: Gerrard, Nicci


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Anthologization Hilary Mantel
Friends, Associates Jeanette Winterson
JW was a neighbour and friend of Adam Mars-Jones in the 1980s.
Mars-Jones, Adam. “Mrs Winterson’s Daughter”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 3-8.
Editor Nicci Gerrard was a longtime friend of JW 's until personal differences over Gerrard's review of Art and Lies caused a...
Literary responses Angela Carter
Peach has argued that convenient critical labels such as magic realism can obscure the fact that AC 's non-realistic philosophical writing explores the actualities in which many of us live.
Peach, Linden. Angela Carter. St Martin’s Press.
To Peach, ACmay...
Literary responses Fay Weldon
The book, considered uncharacteristic of FW 's writing, received mixed reviews. Nicci Gerrard , in The Observer, considered the characters thin, the plot maniacal and unreal, and the dialogue brisk and bleak. Gerrard commented...
Literary responses Jeanette Winterson
Reviewers were not enthusiastic about this novel: JW herself said they were eager to pounce.
Wachtel, Eleanor, editor. “Jeanette Winterson”. More Writers and Company: New Conversations with CBC Radio’s Eleanor Wachtel, Vintage Canada, pp. 136-49.
Peter Kemp in the Sunday Times found it unoriginal in theme and structural techniques, and noted that it contains...
Reception Angela Carter
Nights at the Circus, which was long-listed for the Booker Prize, remains AC 's best known work.
Gamble, Sarah. Angela Carter. A Literary Life. Palgrave Macmillan.
Lee, Alison. Angela Carter. Twayne.
The fact that it did not make the short-list (the Booker that year went to...
Residence Sue Townsend
ST lived for all of her life in Leicester. Nicci Gerrard remembered her house there as crammed with objects, paintings on every wall, flowers in jugs, plants in pots, bowls and cups and knick-knacks...


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Gerrard, Nicci. “Sue Townsend remembered by Nicci Gerrard”.