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Harper, Sep 1, 1980 - Fiction - 297 pages
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The village of Worsted is staging Hippolytus under the aegis of the indefatigable Mrs. Palmer. Given this background, it seems inevitable that the most absurd romances should bloom, as indeed they do. Thirkell's novels provide a scrutiny of British manners in the most entertaining doses.

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User Review  - goet0095 - LibraryThing

This is one of the first Angela Thirkell books I read, and I really enjoyed it. All of her books are about normal everyday people, but she finds humor in everything. She is a very charming writer! Read full review

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User Review  - AMQS - LibraryThing

I just adore Angela Thirkell's books. Ms. Thirkell is like a 1930s Jane Austen, and her books are set in Barsetshire, the fictional county created by Anthony Trollope in the 1850s. These books are fun ... Read full review


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