The Sweet Dove Died

Author(s): Barbara Pym

General Fiction

Between the amorous antique dealer Humphrey and his good-looking nephew James glides the magnificent Leonora, delicate as porcelain, cool as ice. Can she keep James in her thrall? Or will he be taken from her by a lover, like Phoebe . . . or Ned, the wicked American?


 


'A highly distinctive and - ultimately - charitable novel' Financial Times


 


'Faultless' Guardian


 


'Her Characters are all meticulously impaled on the delicate pins of a wit that is as scrupulous as it is deadly' Observer


 


'A coldly funny book' Sunday Telegraph


 


'Highly distinctive . . . the critics who have recently insisted on Miss Pym's too long neglected gifts have not been wrong' Financial Times

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781447238447
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Bello
  • : March 2013
  • : 1 Centimeters X 15.6 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Barbara Pym
  • : Paperback
  • : 823/.914
  • : 180