Good behaviour

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A. Deutsch, 1981 - Fiction - 245 pages
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Take three parts Brideshead Revisited and one part Gormenghast; spice with copious bathos. Read full review

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From BBC Radio 4 Extra: The St Charles family hit hard times in this 1920s drama set in Ireland. Short of cash and initiative, their estate is in genteel decline. An overweight daughter, philandering ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
14
Section 2
44
Section 3
65
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About the author (1981)

Molly Keane was born Mary Nesta Skrine in County Kildare, Ireland on July 4, 1904. She wrote under the pseudonym M. J. Farrell. Keane wrote about Anglo-Irish society in her 1928 novel, Young Entry. Her play, Spring Meeting, was a hit in London and New York. Keane stopped writing until 1981, when she published Good Behaviour which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Molly Keane died on April 22, 1996 in Armore County, Waterford, Ireland.

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