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Peace Breaks Out

Peace Breaks Out

‘You read her, laughing, and want to do your best to protect her characters from any reality but their own’ New York Times

When peace breaks out, it surprises and unsettles familiar wartime routines, and the residents of Barsetshire seem as disconcerted as they are overjoyed. Nevertheless, as the county’s eligible young men return home, the social round regains its old momentum. Before long, everyone is spinning in a flurry of misunderstandings and engagements.

The older generation, though, sees that the world will never be the same again.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 3rd November 2016

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9780349007519

Reviews

You read her, laughing, and want to do your best to protect her characters from any reality but their own
New York Times
The novels are a delight, with touches of E. F. Benson, E. M. Delafield and P. G. Wodehouse
Christopher Fowler, Independent on Sunday
Charming, very funny indeed. Angela Thirkell is perhaps the most Pym-like of any twentieth-century author, after Pym herself
Alexander McCall Smith