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    • ISBN:9780860682516
    • Publication date:19 Aug 1982
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Mandoa, Mandoa!

A Comedy of Irrelevance

By Winifred Holtby

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Mandoa is a small African state. At its head a virgin princess conceives (immaculately) further princesses. The old traditions are undisturbed until the Lord High Chamberlain visits Addis and discovers baths and cocktail shakers, motor cars and telephones. This is 1931.

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Winifred Holtby (1898-1935), journalist, critic, feminist, pacifist and author won the James Tait Black Memorial prize with South Riding, her last novel.

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