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E.M. Delafield
Birth date: June 09, 1890
Died: December 02, 1943
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BrokenTune rated it 3 years ago
Presently she sank into an armchair before the fire, and tried to visualize the effects of her own action. She was principally conscious of a certain amazement, that a step which seemed likely to have such far-reaching consequences should have been so largely the result of sudden impulse. She had no...
konstantinapapazoglou rated it 5 years ago
Read full review at: http://thereadingarmchair.blogspot.gr/2015/07/review-diary-of-provincial-lady-by-e-m.htmlThere are many books that describe great adventures or have crazy and quirky characters. But then again there are novels, like this one, that focus on the everyday life, with completely ordi...
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Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
bookshelves: winter-20142015, amusing, published-1930, lit-richer, epistolatory-diary-blog, books-about-books-and-book-shops, arch, britain-england, devon, classic, chick-lit Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from December 15 to 27, 2014 BABThttp://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04vdqpmDescr...
Paperback Castles
Paperback Castles rated it 7 years ago
“Feel that life is wholly endurable, and decide madly to get a new hat.” An amusing glimpse into the diary of a very simpleminded and clumsy Provincial Lady, her careless and grumbly husband Robert, her too truthful children and her hopelessly pretending neighborhood. It reads almost like a forerunn...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it 8 years ago
I like E.M. Delafield. She wrote all the "Provincial Lady" books, which were largely auto-biographical accounts of her life as a wife and mother in a provincial village. I heard about this book, but couldn't find it at the library or in any used book store. I ended up buying a copy on ebay from Ger...
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