Book :: Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont

Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont
By: Elizabeth Taylor
Pages: 224
Published: 1971
Genre(s): England
Literary Fiction
Rating: (2)

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Writing stories that are extravagant and fanciful, fifteen-year old Angel retreats to a world of romance, escaping the drabness of provincial life. She knows she is different, that she is destined to become a feted authoress, owner of great riches and of Paradise House . . . After reading The Lady Irania, publishers Brace and Gilchrist are certain the novel will be a success, in spite of - and...

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Read on one sitting. Wonderful, delightful!!!!

Mar 29th, 2017

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A very sweet story, I really enjoyed reading it, although I felt that the ending was a little abrupt.

Dec 13th, 2013

Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont appears on these lists...

77th on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian