Mrs. Thirkell's sweet and witty Barsetshire novels provide a bemused scrutiny of British manners. In August Folly, the village of Worsted is staging Hippolytus. Inevitably, the most absurd romances bloom.
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Angela Thirkell (1890-1961) granddaughter of Sir Edward Burne-Jones, was born in London. At age twenty-eight, she moved to Melbourne, Australia, where she became involved in broadcasting and was a frequent contributor to British periodicals. She began writing novels after her return to Britain in 1930 and from then on produced a new book almost every year. Her stylish prose and deft portrayal of the human comedy in the imaginary county of Barsetshire have amused readers for decades.Review:
Angela Thirkell is perhaps the most Pym-like of any twentieth-century author, after Pym herself
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