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High Rising
Angela Thirkell

Classification : OTHERS
Pub Date : Nov 10, 2012
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 288
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844088836
Price : 699

About the book
Successful lady novelist Laura Morland and her boisterous young son Tony set off to spend Christmas at her country home in the sleepy surrounds of High Rising. But Laura's wealthy friend and neighbour George Knox has taken on a scheming secretary whose designs on marriage to her employer threaten the delicate social fabric of the village. Can clever, practical Laura rescue George from Miss Grey's clutches and, what's more, help his daughter Miss Sibyl Knox to secure her longed-for engagement?Utterly charming and very funny, High Rising is irresistible comic entertainment
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A delightfully entertaining comedy of manners. Full of period charm and witty authorial comment
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Charming, very funny indeed. Angela Thirkell is perhaps the most Pym-like of any twentieth-century author, after Pym herself
     
Angela Thirkell
Angela Thirkell (1890-1961) wrote many works of fiction and non-fiction, including twenty-nine 'Barsetshire novels', which won her great popularity and acclaim. The first of these, High Rising, was pu...(+)
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