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Provincial Daughter

By R.M. Dashwood
Illustrated by Gordon Davies

  • Paperback
  • £12.99

* A wonderfully witty precursor to BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY from the real-life daughter -- who appeared as Vicky in her mother's DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY -- of E.M. Delafield
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Tuesday, 23rd
'Late nights do not suit me. Try to think I look interestingly haggard but have to admit that Unkempt Blowsiness is fitter description'

Way before that city slicker, Bridget Jones, there was the Provincial Daughter -- an intelligent woman juggling too little money with too many kids in rural obscurity. In between taking deliveries of coal and attending ghastly provincial parties, our heroine makes tentative forays into the bright lights of London, seeking literary fame and fortune.

Biographical Notes

Rosamund Dashwood is the daughter of E.M. Delafield, whose DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY is a bestselling Virago Modern Classic. She lives in Canada.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781860499500
  • Publication date: 02 May 2002
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Virago
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