Good behaviour

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A. Deutsch, 1981 - Fiction - 245 pages
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User Review  - Mallory - Goodreads

Slow in a good way. Populated with characters who were difficult to like and about things I don't really like to read about (rich people problems) but it was biting and clever and very, very compelling, even though the deck was stacked against it based on my personal interests. Read full review

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User Review  - Annemariem - Goodreads

Reminded me of 'I capture the castle' by Dodie Smith. If you liked that one, you're sure to love this. Read full review


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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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