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Civil to strangers

Barbara Pym

Civil to strangers

andother writings

by Barbara Pym

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1987.

StatementBarbara Pym ; edited by Hazel Holt.
SeriesThe Windsor selection
ContributionsHolt, Hazel, 1928-
The Physical Object
Paginationix,484p.(large print) ;
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15523102M
ISBN 100862202558
OCLC/WorldCa18626168

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Working under the assumption that the late Barbara Pym would have smiled on her effort to salvage these bits and pieces of unpublished writing from the far end of the bottom drawer, Hazel Holt, the author's literary executor, has put together this collection which includes Civil to Strangers, a short novel written by Pyro in ; several short stories; the transcript of a BBC radio interview.

The writing was definitely uneven, the first in the collection, Civil to Strangers, is definitely the best with her trademark dry wit evident throughout. The second was trite and uninspiring so I skipped over to the third, a World War II spy story which was interesting for its novelty but rather by: 2.

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