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  • By: Patrick Gale
  • Narrated by: Patrick Gale
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Summary

Gentle, witty and sometimes disturbing, Dangerous Pleasures is Patrick Gale's first collection of much-loved short stories. 

A funeral party ends in an unexpected manner; parents are faced with difficult decisions about their daughter; a housewife transforms her personality with a simple touch-up; a father's trip to his former school brings back memories of love he thought buried forever. 

From Gothic thrills and twisted comedy to moving family vignettes, Dangerous Pleasures offers a memorable collection of Patrick Gale's brilliant short stories of marriage, sex and mortality. 

©1996 Patrick Gale (P)1996 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

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"Nattily subversive, sexually ambiguous, intelligent and disturbing. The prose sizzles with acidic observation." (Sunday Times

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