Excellent Women

Product Number: EB00672810
Released: Jun 14, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781101666258
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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Excellent Women is probably the most famous of Barbara Pym's novels. The acclaim a few years ago for this early comic novel, which was hailed by Lord David Cecil as one of 'the finest examples of high comedy to have appeared in England during the past seventy-five years,' helped launch the rediscovery of the author's entire work. Mildred Lathbury is a clergyman's daughter and a spinster in the England of the 1950s, one of those 'excellent women' who tend to get involved in other people's lives - such as those of her new neighbor, Rockingham, and the vicar next door. This is Barbara Pym's world at its funniest.

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Author(s): Barbara Pym
Original Publish Date: Dec 26, 2006

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Author(s): Barbara Pym
Narrator(s): Jayne Entwistle
Product Number Z100103745
Released: Mar 15, 2016
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ISBN: #9781504710947

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