The Pursuit Of Love And Love In A Cold Climate
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, 20th Century
Series: Radlett & Montdore (#1)
I read both books back to back which is why I use this edition eventhough mine is separate books. Social critique aside, both books are wonderful; no wonder since this is one of my favourite story time frame. I'd have given it more star, unfortunately Mitford stumbled on the endings. One of my pet p...
Loved these. A bit more madcap than Evelyn Waugh, but more grounded in reality than Jasper Fforde.I made the mistake of reading Love in a Cold Climate first. Definitely able to enjoy it, but a few of the references (Hons) and characters (Sauveterre) are more easily understood if one has read The P...
I've read The Pursuit of Love, but haven't yet started Love in a Cold Climate. These are considered Nancy Mitford's Masterpieces, but so far I like her funnier, early novels better.
Having had this book recommended to me from a list of the 100 best comedic novels in the English language, I was somewhat disappointed that the amusement provided herein was of the limited, bring-the-edges-of-one's-mouth-upwards type, rather than laughs that burrow up from the diaphragm. Mitford's n...
A bit like Brideshead with the Catholicism, and the family of kids, and the precious, quirky personalities, and the struggle to find one's way in a changing world. Those Mitford sisters had enough personality for four families at least. Is it because the parents just sort of stay out of the way an...
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