!!> Reading ➽ Excellent Women ➶ Author Barbara Pym – Horsebackridingnorthcarolina.us

Excellent Women Excellent Women Is One Of Barbara Pym S Richest And Most Amusing High Comedies Mildred Lathbury Is A Clergyman S Daughter And A Mild Mannered Spinster In 1950s England She Is One Of Those Excellent Women The Smart, Supportive, Repressed Women Who Men Take For Granted As Mildred Gets Embroiled In The Lives Of Her New Neighbors Anthropologist Helena Napier And Her Handsome, Dashing Husband, Rocky, And Julian Malory, The Vicar Next Door The Novel Presents A Series Of Snapshots Of Human Life As Actually, And Pluckily, Lived In A Vanishing World Of Manners And Repressed Desires.

About the Author: Barbara Pym

After studying English at St Hilda s College, Oxford, she served in the Women s Royal Naval Service during World War II The turning point for Pym came with a famous article in the Times Literary Supplement in which two prominent names, Lord David Cecil and Philip Larkin, nominated her as the most underrated writer of the century Pym and Larkin had kept up a private correspondence over a period o