Book cover for Briefly, A Delicious Life

Briefly, A Delicious Life



23 June 2022
589 minutes
Imprint: Picador


A luscious, multi-sensory bewitchment of a book - Stevens’ writing rings with wit and surprise

I found myself floored by the astonishing freshness of this historical novel . . . A shining work of art, but so deftfully, gracefully done, that it was a struggle to stop myself from turning the pages. Nell Stevens is an original, whose touch is as deft as it is masterful

Stevens is brilliant at describing desire
Deeply enjoyable, guileful