cover image Leader of the Band

Leader of the Band

Fay Weldon. Penguin Books, $7.95 (208pp) ISBN 978-0-14-014410-9

TV astronomer Starlady Sandra flees conventional married life out of lust for trumpet player Mad Jack. According to PW , this is a bit scattered but nonetheless ``vintage Weldon . . . a wickedly delightful explication of those female truths she bares so well.'' (Nov.)