Mildred Lathbury is one of those 'excellent women' who is often taken for granted. She is a godsend, 'capable of dealing with most of the stock situations of life - birth, marriage, death, the successful jumble sales, the garden fete spoilt by bad weather'. As such, she often gets herself embroiled in other people's lives - especially those of her glamorous new neighbours, the Napiers, whose marriage seems to be on the rocks. One cannot take sides in these matters, though it is tricky, especially as Mildred, teetering on the edge of spinsterhood, has a soft spot for dashing young Rockingham Napier. This is Barbara Pym's world at its funniest and most touching.
Book ISBN: 9781844084517
Book Pages: 288
Book Publishing Year: 2009
Book Publisher: Virago modern classics
Alexander McCall Smith, Barbara Pym, Best Sellers, Classics, Literature and Fiction, Most Rated, Non Fiction, Only ₹ 99/-, Prime Books,
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