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The Thirkell circle

Frances Katharine Langpaap

The Thirkell circle

persons-places-fauna in the Barsetshire novels of Angela Thirkell.

by Frances Katharine Langpaap

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Published in [San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thirkell, Angela Mackail, -- 1890-1961 -- Characters.

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    Typescript.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22980023M


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The symbolism is abundantly clear, because it is Eggers' only way of bringing his message to the ear: How do we mean to handle the right to Author: Dave Eggers. Summer Half by Angela Thirkell was my second foray into the Thirkell novels set in the fictional, rural English province of Barsetshire (derivatised from Anthony Trollopes Barsetshire of the Barchester Chronicles series).

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I enjoyed very much the review of Angela Thirkell’s Peace Breaks Out (June/July, page 66). Perhaps your readers would be interested to know that there is an Angela Thirkell Society–the main society is in Great Britain but there is a thriving North Author: Historynet Staff.