From a View to a Death

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Little, Brown, 1968 - Eccentrics and eccentricities - 213 pages
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A social comedy about an ambitious young artist on the make among some eccentric English country gentry.

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Review: From A View To A Death

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

A warmup to A Dance, this book shows Powell at work in the English country house tradition. The minor clef suits Powell's skills. For my money, Powell is funnier and more unforgiving than Waugh. There is none of the Catholic humbuggery. Read full review

Review: From A View To A Death

User Review  - Cera - Goodreads

A country house drama a la Angela Thirkell, except not at all like Thirkell because most of the characters are so deeply troubled. I really read the accident that focuses the ending as being deliberate, but I haven't found anyone who agrees with me, so... Read full review

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