Michele Roberts' Mud, her new collection of short stories of Sex and Love, has been gathering glittering reviews.
'An exhilarating collection of stories suffused with a wry wit and a warm – even hot – heartedness. Writing of such a high calibre can make you feel that the life of the mind is everything, that the acute observation and intelligence of the writer is a sort of mirror to what matters most in life. Yet these stories constantly remind us, in their strong and lustrous prose, that in the fullest lives the physical realm is equally if not more pressing and important' – Susie Boyt, Financial Times [read the full review at www.ft.com]
'Her greatest skill is the insight with which she writes about women caught up in heightened states of awareness. And while in subject matter she may be ploughing a familiar furrow, her writing nevertheless breaks new ground' – The Times
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