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[PDF / Epub] ☉ August Folly ❤ Angela Thirkell – Nessville.me The village of Worsted is staging Hippolytus under the aegis of the indefatigable Mrs Palmer Given this background it seems inevitable that the most absurd romances should bloom as indeed they do ThirPDF Epub August Folly Angela Thirkell Nessvilleme The village of Worsted is staging Hippolytus under the aegis of the indefatigable Mrs Palmer Given this back

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PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me Angela Margaret Mackail was born on January at Young Street Kensington Suare London Her grandfather was Sir Edward Burne Jones the pre Raphaelite painter and partner in the design firm of Morris and Company for whom he designed many stained glass windows seven of which are in St Margaret's Church in Rottingdean West Sussex Her grandmother was Georgiana Macdonald one of a prec.

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  1. Carol She& Carol She& says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUBI'm going to have a problem with my rating though as I gave Wild Strawberries The Demon in the House 4★ I liked this one uite a bit but not enough to give 45★ There were patches where I lost interestBut the bits that worked were a lot a lot of fun I loved the village politics jostling for power not so different from small town life really and I loved that all the characters had their flaws uirks just like real peopleThe cricket scene was hysterical I lead the list of people who normally never enjoy anything about cric


  2. Jaylia3 Jaylia3 says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUBAugust Folly is one of Angela Thirkell's highly entertaining Barsetshire books set in Britain during the 1930s This one involves a collection of country families at least 2 Jane Austen references a summer holiday production of the Greek play Hippolytus by Euripides and the misunderstandings of several young couples as they fall in love


  3. Mary Durrant Mary Durrant says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUBWhat a lovely bookWonderful characters including a donkey called Modestine and a cat who's name is GunnarI loved the dialogue between themI've often wondered what animals thinkI just love these books which are told with wit and charmA bygone era of class and mannersHighly recommendedI do hope that Virago are going to re print some of these wonderful novelsIt seems I can't get enough of them


  4. Susan in NC Susan in NC says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUB52020 rereading with Retro Reads group looking forward to it Actually in the middle of a much later book in the series but these earlier books were so fun want to see how this my first Thirkell holds up for meWell held up beautifully I can’t say it’s still my favorite but you never forget your first There are several books later in the series especially those set right before and during WWII that are favorites I enjoyed revisiting the friendly and expansive Dean family and the less exuberant but amusing Tebbens family; I had to chuckle as Jessica Dean is just a baby in this book but in the much later book I’m also reading she’s a view spoilermarried mother and successful actress on the London stage hide spoiler


  5. Abigail Bok Abigail Bok says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUB August Folly is one of Angela Thirkell's standard slice of life social comedies set among the rural British lower gentry between the wars It has many charms though to misuote the Firesign Theater a walk through the ocean of its soul would not get your feet wetWe meet first the Tebben family at the hanging on by the fingernails end of the gentry spectrum They have their little country abode hideously mismanaged by Mrs Tebben from which Mr Tebben commutes to a humble job Their son Richard has just finished the university education for which his parents scrimped and sacrificed but he failed to cover himself with glory Richard is spending the summer nominally reading for the law or another profession but he has little drive His sister Margaret is overlooked and underappreciated and the investment made in her brother's future precludes any investment in hers I found her situation poignant and rooted for her to achieve a better fateInto their lives crash the Dean family in


  6. Mela Mela says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUBI love Angela Thirkell world This cozy British atmosphere Witty and charmingI really admire British writers that they are able to create such critical study of society nation in such way Not with pathos and drama but in a funny enjoyable way but also not stupid simple This is exactly why I am AnglophileOne of the strongest points of the book were characters generally likeable but not perfect everyone had some own problems scarsI would have liked to have of romance in Thirkell's novels interactions between lovers because she knew how to create a lovely scene Eg I'll lie here for ever if you ask me to said Laurence putting his arm round her and gently pulling her to him You will find a kind of hollow in my shoulder eminently suitable for people to put their heads in I've never cared much about having it used but if you would just give it a trial and tell me what


  7. QNPoohBear QNPoohBear says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUBSummer in the Barsetshire town of Worsted is a busy time Young Richard Tebben is home after failing his final exams at Oxford His sister Margaret is also home for the summer after a year abroad Their scholarly parents have little time for them and Richard likes it that way He's horribly embarrassed by his gauche parents who ride around in a donkey cart and insist on kee


  8. Lady Clementina ffinch-ffarowmore Lady Clementina ffinch-ffarowmore says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUBI have been meaning to try Angela Thirkell’s books for a while but only just got down to it I am glad that this was the one I started with I only heard of Thirkell when I looked up her brother Denis Mackail who was Kipling’s cousin as was she and wrote books that Wodehouse wished he’d written August Folly is the delightful story of not one but many people young and no


  9. Kaethe Douglas Kaethe Douglas says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUBTwo ways in which Thirkell is particularly brilliant class consciousness and lack of snobbery There's none of that rubbish about money not bein


  10. Louise Louise says:

    PDF August Folly Epub Ì Ï nessville.me august download, folly book, August Folly PDFEPUBThe story was light and frothy with some shining moments There were some cute scenes often involving Modestine the donkey Unfortunately I just could not buy into the story line of a 19 year old student being infatuated with a 51 year old woman with 9 children some several years older than himself no matter how beautiful she was Another romance between a young woman and a man twice her age was similarly not very appealing Also all of the younger adults seemed remarka


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