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At Mrs Lippincote's

By Elizabeth Taylor

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A wonderful novel from one of Britain's most acclaimed twentieth century novelists, At Mrs Lippincote's explores the hypocrisies and evasions inherent in marriage
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  • ISBN: 9781844083091
  • Publication date: 06 Apr 2006
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Virago
Subtle, stylised, and rather special social comedy — Kirkus
Witty, hilarious, astringent, devastating - her impeccable style can do anything and with such seemingly effortless ease — Neel Mukherjee
Elizabeth Taylor is finally being recognised as an important British author: an author of great subtlety, great compassion and great depth — Sarah Waters
Always intelligent, often subversive and never dull, Elizabeth Taylor is the thinking person's dangerous housewife. Her sophisticated prose combines elegance, icy wit and freshness in a stimulating cocktail - the perfect toast to the quiet horror of domestic life — Valerie Martin
Taylor is one of the hidden treasures of the English novel — Philip Hensher, Daily Telegraph
Her best novels - At Mrs. Lippincote's (1945), A View of the Harbour (1947), A Game of Hide and Seek (1951) - are, in spite of their prim titles, funny, savage and full of loneliness and suppressed emotion. For her characters, as for their author, propriety is a survival mechanism, a way of keeping the show on the road — Rachel Cooke, Guardian
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