The Small Widow #2020

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  • Title: The Small Widow
  • Author: Janet McNeill
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
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    The Small Widow Janet McNeill

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      Published :2020-02-23T02:09:57+00:00

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    1. There are a great many books sitting on my Virago bookcase, double banked because shelf space is desperately lacking, and so it if horribly easy for one Virago authors to get lost behind the authors who had a few or a great many titles reissued.Janet McNeill is one such one Virago author, and I always liked the look of Tea at Four O Clock, I always meant to read it, but I lost sight of it only to remember when I saw another book, reissued by another publishing house, sitting on a shelf in the li [...]

    2. A beautiful book which we see Julia come to terms with the sudden death of her Husband Harold.Reminds me of Elizabeth Taylor and Barbara Pym for their observant eye for detail of relationships.Julia has to come to term to life on her own and independence.Wry humour and compassion weave a tale where there are hidden secrets A new author to me.Will be looking out for of her books.

    3. When I read Janet McNeill s Tea at Four o clock last year I knew I wanted to read of her adult fiction she was very well known for children s fiction Someone alerted me to the fact that Turnpike Books a new name to me were re issuing her 1967 novel The Small Widow It immediately went to the top of my wishlist, and so I was thrilled when Karen supplied me with this lovely new edition as part of the Librarything Virago group s secret Santa swap.The back cover declares To find parallels with McNei [...]

    4. I hadn t heard of Janet McNeill until recently but when she was compared with Elizabeth Taylor and Barbara Pym I immediately wanted to find out .The Small Widow was first published in 1967 and has been reissued by independent Turnpike Books It tells the story of Julia Stevens who is suddenly widowed in her fifties Julia s whole identity is based on being a wife and mother Now, her husband is dead and her relationships with her grown up children and her social circle are in flux.Julia is a shrewd [...]

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