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At Mrs Lippincote's

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At Mrs Lippincote's by Elizabeth Taylor
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Shortlisted for the Booker Prize.Mrs Lippincote's house, with its mahogany furniture and yellowing photographs, stands as a reminder of all the certainties that have vanished with the advent of war. Temporarily, this is home for Julia, who has joined her husband Roddy at the behest of the RAF. Although she can accept the pomposities of service life, Julia's honesty and sense of humour prevent her from taking her role as seriously as her husband, that leader of men, might wish; for Roddy, merely love cannot suffice - he needs homage as well as admiration. And Julia, while she may be a most unsatisfactory officer's wife, is certainly no hypocrite.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Taylor (1912-1975) was born and educated in Reading. On leaving school she worked as a governess & later in a library. She lived much of her married life in the village of Penn, Bucks. In 1984 ANGEL was selected by the Book Marketing Council's 'Best Novels of Our Time'.
Release date NZ
April 6th, 2006
Contributor
Introduction by Valerie Martin
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Virago Press Ltd
Pages
224
Dimensions
136x198x15
ISBN-13
9781844083091
Product ID
1671976

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