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A Partisan's Daughter written by Louis de Bernieres performed by Sian Thomas and Jeff Rawle on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Partisan's Daughter written by Louis de Bernieres performed by Sian Thomas and Jeff Rawle on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The new audiobook from the acclaimed author of Birds Without Wings and Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a love story at once raw and sweetly funny, wry and heartbreakingly sad. Chris is bored, lonely, trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. In his forties, he's a stranger to the 1970s youth culture of London, a...

Excellent Women written by Barbara Pym performed by Gerri Halligan on CD (Unabridged)

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Excellent Women written by Barbara Pym performed by Gerri Halligan on CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781846526169
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Modern
Duration:  480 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Barbara Pym
Narrator 1:  Gerri Halligan
Rarity:  Extremely Rare

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Mildred Lathbury is one of those 'excellent women' who is often taken for granted. She is a godsend, 'capable of dealing with most of the stock situations of life - birth, marriage, death, the successful jumble sales, the garden fete spoilt by bad weather'. As such, she often gets herself embroiled in other people's...

lives - especially those of her glamorous new neighbours, the Napiers, whose marriage seems to be on the rocks.

One cannot take sides in these matters, though it is tricky, especially as Mildred, teetering on the edge of spinsterhood, has a soft spot for dashing young Rockingham Napier.

This is Barbara Pym's world at its funniest and most touching.

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