Diary of a Provincial Lady

E. M. Delafield (Author)
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Description

E. M. Delafield's largely autobiographical novel takes the form of a journal written by an upper-middle-class lady living in a Devonshire village. Written with humour, this charming novel is full of the peculiarities of daily life. The Provincial Lady of the title attempts to avoid disaster and prevent chaos from descending upon her household. But with a husband reluctant to do anything but doze behind The Times , mischievous children and trying servants, it's a challenge keeping up appearances on an inadequate income, particularly in front of the infuriating and haughty Lady Boxe. As witty and delightful today as when it was first published in 1930, Diary of a Provincial Lady is a brilliantly observed comic novel and an acknowledged classic.

This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition features an introduction by author and journalist Christina Hardyment.

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Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Publish Date
8 September 2016
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781909621381

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