* Review coverage in women's magazines * To be featured on the Virago web-site
Elaine Dundy was born and raised in New York. As an actress, she worked in Paris and London, where she met her husband, the late Kenneth Tynan. THE DUD AVOCADO is based on the year she spent in Paris.
'A champagne cocktail ... Rich, invigorating, and deceptively simple to the taste ... One falls for Sally Jay Gorce from a great height from the first sentence' OBSERVER 'A carbonated first novel that will set male readers to thinking sheepishly of plain wrappers' TIME MAGAZINE 'As delightful and delicate an examination of how it is to be twenty and in love and in Paris as I've ever read' SUNDAY TIMES 'Scandalous and entertaining ... Both funny and true' EVENING STANDARD