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The Brandons

The Brandons

Lavinia Brandon is quite the loveliest widow in Barsetshire, blessed with beauty and grace, as well as two handsome grown-up children, Delia and Francis. So thinks their cousin Hilary Grant when he comes to stay and – like many before him – promptly falls for his fragrant hostess. Meanwhile, the Brandons’ ill-tempered dowager aunt is stirring up controversy over her legacy, and Lavinia’s attention is further occupied by the challenges of making a match between the vicar and gifted village helpmeet Miss Morris, and elegantly deterring her love-struck suitors. Angela Thirkell’s 1930s comedy is bright, witty and winning.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 3rd November 2016

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781405537025

Reviews

What sings out is the ebullience and charm of her characters, deliciously sparkling dialogue, a romping plot, her wit and gentle satire, and the escapist satisfaction of neatly tied-up happy endings
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Angela Thirkell is perhaps the most Pym-like of any twentieth-century author, after Pym herself
Alexander McCall Smith