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Civil to strangers, and other writings

by Barbara Pym

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Pym.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/04514 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination388 p. :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2102996M
ISBN 100333391284
LC Control Number88152721

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Civil to Strangers and Other Writings - 1st US Edition/1st Printing Barbara Pym, Hazel Holt First American edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with remainder mark to upper edge and lightly soiled board edges in alike dust-jacket with light soiling to front and light edgewear.   An important gay civil rights history, the story of human migration and summery, juicy new novels from Kevin Kwan, J. Courtney Sullivan, Max Brooks and Ottessa Moshfegh.

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Civil to Strangers was Barbara Pym’s second novel written in – although not published until after her death in Alongside it is some of the previously unpublished and unfinished material that she left behind her.

Brilliantly edited by her friend and biographer Hazel Holt each unfinished work is perfectly satisfying – the reader. Books Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Audible Audiobooks Civil To Strangers (Virago Modern Classics Book ) and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon s: This volume contains an early novel written inCivil to Strangers (originally called Adam and Sandra), three novellas and an autobiographical essay, Finding a Voice, Pym's only written comment on her writing career.

"A Plume book." Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Civil to strangers --Gervase and flora --Home front novel --So very secret --So, some tempestuous morn --Goodbye Balkan capital --The Christmas visit --Across a crowded room --Finding a voice: a radio talk.

Responsibility: Barbara Pym ; edited by Hazel Holt. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Macmillan, Description: ix, pages (large print) ; 25 cm. Barbara Mary Crampton Pym (2 June – 11 January ) was an English novelist. In the s she published a series of social comedies, of which the best known are Excellent Women () and A Glass of Blessings ().

In her career was revived when the critic Lord David Cecil and the poet Philip Larkin both nominated her as the most under-rated writer of the century. Preview — Civil to Strangers and Other Writings by Barbara Pym Civil to Strangers and Other Writings Quotes Showing of 1 “It's so good for you to think of nothing.

I wish you could do it more often.”Cited by: 2. CIVIL TO STRANGERS was Pym’s second novel, written in when she was twenty-three years old and following her unsuccessful attempt to find a publisher for.

The novel is included in a collection (under the title Civil To Strangers and Other Writings) along with several more works also unpublished at the time of Pym's death. They're all worth reading, of course; and the final piece, "Finding a Voice," is especially interesting to those of us who are under the Pym-ish spell.Download Civil To Strangers books, When Barbara Pym died in she left a considerable amount of unpublished material.

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