The Bread and Butter Stories

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Reminiscent of Elizabeth von Arnim and Elizabeth Taylor, these 15 recently discovered short stories by the author of The Borrowers are wonderful period pieces about being an upper-middle class woman in the 1940s and early 50s. Many are reminiscent of Brief Encounter with their longings for adventure or romance to break the stifling constraints on their lives. Here are respectable conventional women settled into dull marriages finding themselves entertaining the notion of an affair while on holiday; a dowdy woman who ...

The Bread and Butter Stories 2001, Isis

ISBN-13: 9780753160671

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The Bread And Butter Stories 1999, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781860496417

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The Bread and Butter Stories 1998, Virago Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781860495717

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