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A far cry from Kensington / Muriel Spark.

Spark, Muriel. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart Public Library - Main F SPARK muriel Far (Text) 840191002254428 New Fiction - Main Floor Available -
 Donated by: The Ladies Literary Club of Auburn, IN - 2016 [ EPL 2016-09-08 @ ECKRT-ECK ]

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  • ISBN: 9780811223027 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 176 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New Directions, 2000, c1988.

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Summary, etc.: Mrs. Hawkins, a buxom young war widow, spends her days working for a mad, near-bankrupt publisher ("of very good books") and her nights dispensing advice at her small South Kensington rooming-house. At work and at home Mrs. Hawkins soon uncovers evil-- shady literary doings and a deadly enemy, anonymous letters, blackmail, and suicide. Mrs. Hawkins confidently sets 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 and recounts how her own life changed forever.-- WorldCat.
Subject: Publishers and publishing > Fiction.
Literature publishing > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Women editors > Fiction.
Widows > Fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.

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