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Angela Thirkell
Three Score and Ten
 
 
Author
Angela Thirkell & C.A. Lejeune.
Publisher Moyer Bell  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.95 inches
ISBN 9781559213141
Pages/Publication Date 318/2005
Daedalus Item Code 40894
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This last novel of Angela Thirkell's Barsetshire series—finished posthumously by her close friend C.A. Lejeune—features a host of new and old friends from the beloved books. A little boy appears to save Wiple Terrace, home of Miss Hampton and Miss Bent, from destruction; the budding romance between Lord Mellings and Lavinia Merton flowers; and a past love finds Dr. Ford. The Old Bank House provides the setting for the final scene, a grand party in which the now-septuagenarian writer Laura Morland—the heroine of the first Barsetshire novel—is surrounded by her grown family and her literary legacy. 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, 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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