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Angela Thirkell
Enter Sir Robert
 
 
Author
Angela Thirkell.
Publisher Moyer Bell  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
ISBN 9781559212366
Pages/Publication Date 266/1999
Daedalus Item Code 40887
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In her 24th Barsetshire chronicle, from 1955, the author returns to her familiar haunts to concoct another lively tale of village society and family life, spiced with the yearnings and hesitations of a characteristically cross-purposed cast of lovers. Yet this tale unfolds in two of the less-frequented Barsetshire communities: Hatch End, a small village in the valley of the Rising River, and Little Misfit, three or four miles away. Each village is home to one of the two families—the Hallidays and the Grahams—whose unmarried children set the plot spinning. As the daughter of Margaret Burne-Jones, granddaughter of Pre-Raphaelite painter Edward Burne-Jones, and first cousin once removed of Rudyard Kipling and Stanley Baldwin, Angela Thirkell (1890–1961) was steeped in British art and culture—though for her, writing was a necessary way of supporting herself and her sons. Like all of her Barsetshire novels, this one is a smoothly written, satisfying little bonbon, flavored with just the right amounts of satire, wit, and romance, and can be read on its own—though we're sure that once you've finished it, you'll want to snap up all of them.
 
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