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Excellent women / Barbara Pym.

By: Pym, Barbara, 1913-1980 [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bath [England] : Windsor : Paragon, 2009Description: x, 288 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781408429792 (hbk.); 9781408429808 (trade).Subject(s): Neighbours -- Fiction | Marriage -- Fiction | Single women -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books.Summary: Mildred Lathbury is one of those 'excellent women' who is often taken for granted. She is a godsend, 'capable of dealing with most of the stock situations of life - birth, marriage, death, the successful jumble sales, the garden fête spoilt by bad weather'. As such she often gets herself embroiled in other people's lives - especially those of her glamorous new neighbours, the Napiers, whose marriage seems to be on the rocks. One cannot take sides in these matters, though it is tricky, especially as Mildred, teetering on the edge of spinsterhood, has a soft spot for dashing young Rockingham Napier.
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"Introduced by Alexander McCall Smith".

Mildred Lathbury is one of those 'excellent women' who is often taken for granted. She is a godsend, 'capable of dealing with most of the stock situations of life - birth, marriage, death, the successful jumble sales, the garden fête spoilt by bad weather'. As such she often gets herself embroiled in other people's lives - especially those of her glamorous new neighbours, the Napiers, whose marriage seems to be on the rocks. One cannot take sides in these matters, though it is tricky, especially as Mildred, teetering on the edge of spinsterhood, has a soft spot for dashing young Rockingham Napier.

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