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A far cry from Kensington, Muriel Spark

Label
A far cry from Kensington
Title
A far cry from Kensington
Statement of responsibility
Muriel Spark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Mrs. Hawkins takes us in hand and leads us back to her threadbare years in postwar London. There, as a fat but much admired young war widow, she spent her days working for a mad, near-bankrupt publisher and her evenings dispensing advice at her small South Kensington rooming house. At work and at home, Mrs. Hawkins soon uncovered evil: shady literary doings and a deadly enemy; anonymous letters, blackmail, and suicide. With aplomb, however, Mrs. Hawkins confidently set about putting things to order, little imagining the mayhem which would ensue." "Now decades older, thin, successful, and delighted with life in Italy - a far cry from Kensington - Mrs. Hawkins looks back to those dark doings, and recounts how her own life changed forever. She still, however, loves to give advice: "It's easy to get thin. You eat and drink the same as always, only half ... I offer this advice without fee; it is included in the price of this book.""--Jacket
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spark, Muriel
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6037.P29
LC item number
F33 2000
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A New Directions classic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Literature publishing
  • London (England)
  • Women editors
  • Widows
Label
A far cry from Kensington, Muriel Spark
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm44426957
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
189 pages
Isbn
9780811223027
Lccn
00055022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)44426957
Label
A far cry from Kensington, Muriel Spark
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm44426957
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
189 pages
Isbn
9780811223027
Lccn
00055022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)44426957

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