High Rising (VMC)
Publish date: November 22nd 2012
Pages no: 289
Edition language: English
Series: Barsetshire 5 (#1)
After finishing Chernobyl Prayer I needed something lighthearted and fun to read and High Rising was the perfect choice. Set in a British small town, a group of its residents come together to prevent an "unsuitable" marriage, which might possibly rupture the peaceful country life of Low and High Ris...
I would never have given this book another glance had it not been for the fabulous cover on this re-release edition (also, it was on sale). I'd never heard of Angela Thirkell and didn't know at first if it was someone currently writing historical fiction, or if it was the work of the era in which i...
Oh, how odious! The pompously verbose but good-hearted author George Knox has hired a loathsome new secretary who seems determined to manipulate him into marriage. This causes no end of trouble, irritating his good friend and fellow author Laura Morland. The lovely but quite happily widowed Mrs. Mor...