The Headmistress - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback)
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The Headmistress - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 17/11/2016
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Barsetshire in the latter years of the Second World War is a peaceful and gossipy place, but there has been one lively change. A girls' school, evacuated from London, has taken over Harefield Park. Miss Sparling seems to be the perfect headmistress: she dresses as a headmistress should and is an easy and erudite conversationalist. Her new neighbours like her and her pupils respect her, but there is something missing from her life; something which - though she never dreamt it when she arrived - perhaps Barsetshire can provide...

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349007472
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 265 g
Dimensions: 197 x 128 x 25 mm


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You read her, laughing, and want to do your best to protect her characters from any reality but their own * New York Times *
The novels are a delight, with touches of E. F. Benson, E. M. Delafield and P. G. Wodehouse -- Christopher Fowler * Independent on Sunday *
Charming, very funny indeed. Angela Thirkell is perhaps the most Pym-like of any twentieth-century author, after Pym herself * Alexander McCall Smith *

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“A Classic Barsetshire Chronicle and a great starting place for Angela Thirkell novices”

First, to declare an interest. I love Angela Thirkell’s books and have avidly collected them for years. This reprint by Virago is more than welcome as it is difficult to get hold of this book, despite it sitting in... More

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