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Healthywage

Muriel Stuart enthusiastic championing of vanished style smallscale English gardening both charming and historically interesting wrote Matthew Dennison House . Princes the Land by Joanna Cannan Mere excellence will not secure survival of work fiction wrote Nicholas Clee Times Literary Supplement. The World that was Ours by Hilda Bernstein This passionately political memoir vibrant with dilemmas of everyday family life quickwitted dialogue fastpaced adventure and novelistic detail. A sparky sense of humour combined with lively social commentary make this joy to read and beautiful item treasure

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Proctocolitis

Thankfully the author betrays this promise and we see good deal of their married life picture which emerges one huge tenderness. Although brief they really do draw brilliant pictures of time. In this terrific collection each tale permeated with the sense that all individuals are ultimately alone

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Dobash cake

Watermark Books Miss Pettigrew follows LaFosse from boudoir to nightclub in daze of happiness. The salads recommends are now found in supermarkets along with olive oil which his day was only chemists. Miss Buncle Book by DE Stevenson First published in a hilarious romp that pokes gentle fun publishing and the claustrophobia of village life

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The Expendable Man by Dorothy Hughes In Guardian Maxim Jakubowski reviewed is best remembered for Fallen Sparrow and Lonely Place both of which were made into cult movies. A world away maybe but somehow still only the cusp of yesterday. Rachel Cooke in The Observer This funny lyrical and novel tells story of Eliza growing up troubled workingclass family early century Wellington. It s full of delightful delicious recipes that actually work. At first she assumes must be dreaming. Cheerful Weather for Wedding by Julia Strachey As delightful and perceptive today it was seventy years ago on girl knows she is about make serious mistake

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Derek tisdelle

Rarely can black and white have been used to such colourful effect. This Persephone edition of A New System Domestic Cookery great chance to discover what mattered in the kitchen . . She deserves it. This Victorian favourite has been reissued by Persephone with lovely silvery cover and pretty endpapers the woodcut illustrations Gwen Raverat make even more of visual treat

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It does service for the book and beauty of reading. Elisabeth Sanxay Holding tense The Blank Wall perfect for crime fans. And in the Guardian s Summer Reading for Sarah Waters was fascinated by Noel Streatfeild novel Saplings study of disintegration middleclass family during turmoil Second World War quite shocking. Petits Propos Culinaires food magazine for writers said about Kitchen Essays Persephone Books have performed with their usual grace each though short is delicately turned redolent of period when servants were shorter supply and American influences especially convenience gaining ground. Dimanche and Other Stories by Ir ne mirovsky is useful addition growing corpus translation

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Jocelyn Playfair has an enviable ability to evoke compelling atmosphere with richly apt vocabulary and keen sense of humour some the lighter moments social interaction between minor characters exude comic energy. With dialogue like for sensible clever girl which you undoubtedly are great little goose how could not be amused Elizabeth Anna Hart should recognised her sprightly exciting and endearing writing that has appeal to both children adults lasted well past its time. Jenny Linford chose The World that was Ours to discuss on BBC Radio London Word . Last century it delighted its first generation of readers for different reasons will again