The Diary Of A Provincial Lady (Virago Modern Classics)

The Diary Of A Provincial Lady (Virago Modern Classics)

By: E. M. Delafield (author), Jilly Cooper (contributor)Hardback

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With a cover design by Cath Kidston Behind this rather prim and proper title lies the hilarious fictional diary of a long-suffering, disaster-prone Devon lady of the 1930s, and her attempts to keep her somewhat ramshackle household from falling into chaos: there's her husband Robert, who, when he's not snoozing behind The Times, does everything with grumbling reluctance; her gleefully troublesome children; and a succession of tricky servants who invariably seem to gain the upper hand. And if her domestic trials were not enough, she must keep up appearances. Particularly with the maddeningly patronising Lady Boxe, whom the Provincial Lady eternally (and unsuccessfully) tries to compete with.

About Author

E. M. Delafield (1890-1943) is the author of numerous novels. THE DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY began as a weekly column in THE TIME AND TIDE.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844085224
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781844085224
  • weight: 304
  • ISBN10: 1844085228

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