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Crampton Hodnet

Barbara Pym

Crampton Hodnet

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Pym.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6066.Y58
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 216p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22406002M
ISBN 100333391292

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Then, turning back to the wireless, she advanced the volume control so that the music filled the dark North Oxford dining-room and seemed to bring to it some of the warmth and sinful brightness of a continental Sunday.

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About the Author. Barbara Pym () was born in Oswestry, Shropshire. She was educated at Huyton College, Liverpool, and St Hilda's College, Oxford, where she gained an Honours Degree in English /5(3).