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Celia works at the Ministry in the post-war England of 1949 and lives in a London suburb with her beloved Aunt. Witty, fragile, quixotic, Celia is preoccupied with love -- for her friends, her colleagues, her relations, and especially for her adored cousin Casmilus, with whom she goes on holiday to visit Uncle Heber, the vicar. Here they talk endlessly, argue, eat, tell stories, love and hate -- moments of wild humour alternating with waves of melancholy as Celia ponders obsessively on the inevitable pain of love. In ...

The Holiday 2008, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781844085392

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The Holiday 2001, Little, Brown Book Group, London

ISBN-13: 9780860680673

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The Holiday 1982, Pinnacle Books

ISBN-13: 9780523416847

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