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An Academic Question
Barbara Pym

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : May 10, 2012
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 224
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844087235
Price : 399

About the book
A delightful comedy of manners with a touch of mystery, An Academic Question is prime Barbara Pym territory. In a provincial university town Caro Grimstone, a dissatisfied faculty wife, becomes the unwilling accomplice to her husband Alan's ambitions. When she volunteers as a reader to a blind, esteemed anthropologist, Alan seizes the opportunity to steal his papers - research that could both advance his reputation while refuting the findings of a respected colleague.

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Barbara Pym
Barbara Pym (1913-80) was born in Shropshire and educated at St Hilda's College, Oxford. When in 1977 the TLS asked critics to name the most underrated authors of the past 75 years, only one was named...(+)
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