“Adarkly comic portrait of one woman’s shattering response to divorce: the latest from an author rightly celebrated for writing witty cautionary tales about the contemporary sexual jungle.”Kirkus Reviews
Atlantic Monthly Press
978-0-87113-636-7 • $12.00 • Paperback • June 1996
A sharp and funny portrait of divorce, Splitting captures brilliantly the chaotic rhythms of a woman in crisis as it chronicles Angelica’s disintegrationinto a handful of a “perforated” personalities. No one writes with shrewder insight about women and that ambiguous and overriding presence in their livesmenthan Fay Weldon. This is a journey rich with her wit, wisdom, and very original narrative power.