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The Muse by Nell Dunn

The Muse: A memoir of love at first sight

Nell Dunn

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Imprint: Coronet Books
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publication date: 2 Jul 2020
ISBN: 9781529327922

The Muse is the story of a female friendship, one that shaped both author and subject over decades.

3 stars out of 5
22 Oct 2020

"entertaining but frustrating"

This slim volume is entertaining but frustrating because there are so many gaps. You long to know more about Nell’s life — her husband is never mentioned; did she ever move back to the posh side of town? What became of Josie’s abandoned son? While Poor Cow is a masterpiece, The Muse is no more than a pleasant addendum.