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Private Enterprise Angela Thirkell

Private Enterprise

Angela Thirkell

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ISBN : 9781559211895
Paperback
463 pages
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When the Second World War ends, “the boringness of public events” combines with continued shortages to curtail conversation in the parlors and drawing-rooms of Barsetshire: there’s “really nothing to talk about but food.” But happy tongues begin toMoreWhen the Second World War ends, “the boringness of public events” combines with continued shortages to curtail conversation in the parlors and drawing-rooms of Barsetshire: there’s “really nothing to talk about but food.” But happy tongues begin to wag at last when a war widow and her unmarried sister-in-law take up residence in a cottage at Southbridge. The young women’s arrival and the promise of romantic possibilities it carries create a delightful stir among the bachelors and matchmakers of Barsetshire society, providing a welcome distraction from the lingering privations of peacetime.