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by Vita Sackville-West
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Edward rated it 3 years ago
Introduction, by Joanna Lumley--All Passion Spent
Yellowed Pages. Cups of Tea.
Yellowed Pages. Cups of Tea. rated it 5 years ago
I couldn't resist starting my Virago Modern Classics marathon before I finished Inkdeath---sorry Cornelia Funke. I've accumulated quite a few VMCs, so I figured it was time for a marathon. Ah...my first Virago. How perfect it be this... This is a novel of independence, femininity, self-satisfaction,...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: published-1931, winter-20132014, radio-4x, lit-richer, classic, those-autumn-years, play-dramatisation, britain-england, families, fradio, lifestyles-deathstyles, filthy-lucre Read from January 12 to 17, 2014 R4xDescription: Adaptation of the 1931 novel by Vita Sackville-West about ...
Lee's Library
Lee's Library rated it 6 years ago
I found this to be a thoughtful novel about a woman who finally gets to live as she pleases following the death of her husband upsetting the plans of her pompous and calculating children.The middle part of the book focuses on her contemplation of the past; her life always in the background as the wi...
wealhtheow rated it 12 years ago
The Lady Slane’s husband dies at the ripe age of 92, leaving her a widow with a small pension, six children (all over the age of 60), and innumerable grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Imagine her family’s surprise when this venerable and venerated old woman takes up a small house in London and ...
BBB - Bronwyn's Book Blog
BBB - Bronwyn's Book Blog rated it 50 years ago
This is such a beautiful book. The emotions and feelings within it are so real. The story is wonderful. I'm so glad my mom recommended it to me, but I'm sorry it took me so long to finally read. I wish I could read this for the first time again.
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