Civil To Strangers

Pym, Barbara

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When Barbara Pym died in 1980 she left a considerable amount of unpublished material. This volume contains an early novel, ‘Civil To Strangers’, three novellas and an autobiographical essay, ‘Finding a Voice’, Pym’s only written commentary on her writing career.

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‘I’d sooner read a new Barbara Pym than a new Jane Austen’ Philip Larkin

When Barbara Pym died in 1980 she left a considerable amount of unpublished material. This volume contains an early novel, CIVIL TO STRANGERS, three novellas and an autobiographical essay, ‘Finding a Voice’, Pym’s only written comment on her writing career.

In CIVIL TO STRANGERS the lives of a young couple, Cassandra Marsh-Gibbon and her self-absorbed writer husband Adam, are thrown into upheaval when a mysterious Hungarian arrives in their village.

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Weight 274 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 26 mm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

385

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.914 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K