Truss’s voices reveal enduring human truths

A CERTAIN AGE. By Lynne Truss. Profile, €19.10

17th February, 2007

Punctuation doyenne Lynne Truss became a household name with her foray into the world of commas, full stops and parenthesis, Eats, Shoots & Leaves. However, when the book was published, Truss was already the author of three novels and numerous radio dramas and series.

In 2002 she created a set of six female monologues that aired on BBC Radio 4, and followed these up in 2005 with a set of six male monologues. The series...

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